Donor Advised Funds
When you want to maximize tax benefits and retain flexibility to support your favorite charitable organizations. A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) allows donors to make a tax deductible gift now, and then decide later which charitable organizations to support. Gifts to your DAF are invested for long-term growth, so there is the potential for your initial gift to grow tax free, which can allow you to have more money to give to your favorite nonprofits. With a DAF, donors receive an unmatched level of personal service and community expertise and can involve successive generations to create a legacy of giving. Learn more.
Charitable Checking Funds
A Charitable Checking Fund (CCF) gives you great flexibility to support the causes and organizations you care about most. There is no minimum to create your fund and no fees. You can use cash, stock, or other assets to get started. Investment options are not available for this fund. Create your fund today by completing the appropriate authorization form below.
Fund For Louisville
When you want to meet the most pressing needs of the Louisville area by relying on the expertise and local knowledge of the Community Foundation.
With a gift to the Fund for Louisville, you are entrusting the Community Foundation to identify and respond to the ever-evolving needs in our community. You can make a gift today and know that decades from now, your gift will still be having an impact. The Community Foundation is committed to keeping its finger on the pulse of the community and using the Fund for Louisville to ensure the most pressing needs are being met to maintain a community where people and place thrive. Learn more.
When you want to support specific charitable organizations.
A Designated Fund is an endowed fund that supports one or more charities. The specific nonprofit organizations you care most about can receive a gift in your name every year through a Designated Fund. Learn more.
Field of Interest Funds
When you want to focus your charitable giving on a broader area of concern that is meaningful to you.
With a Field of Interest Fund, you can support the most appropriate and effective nonprofits within the charitable field you select, such as the arts, education, human services or a particular geographic area. Learn more.
When you want to establish a scholarship to support others in achieving their academic dreams.
Scholarship Funds can be customize to support an area of study, particular school, recipient profiles and a host of other criteria to meet the donor’s intent. A Scholarship Fund is a wonderful way to honor a loved one. We handle the administration of the fund, including application and selection processes, with as much or as little donor involvement as desired. Learn more.