Do you have a passion for community causes? Do you want to maximize tax savings and other financial benefits of your charitable contributions? Do you prefer to be spontaneous with your giving, or do you need a long-term plan? No matter your charitable goals, we’re committed to helping you amplify impact and elevate causes that matter to you in and beyond Louisville.



Simplify Your Giving

When you collaborate with the Community Foundation of Louisville, you’ll have access to a dedicated team of experts that is committed to helping you achieve meaningful and measurable progress on the causes that matter most to you. Together, we can help you:

  • Simplify how or where you give
  • Create a new giving account
  • Optimize your planned giving
  • Lead a legacy of generosity through multi-generational philanthropy

We offer philanthropy solutions that are flexible, innovative, and personalized. Through your generosity – and all that it inspires – we will invest the in the change you want to see through the perfect charitable giving plan for you.

A Continuum of Giving

Whether you’re looking to make an online gift, or want personalized guidance from one of our charitable giving experts, we have options for you.

Self-Directed Giving

Do you already know how you want your dollars to make a difference? Have a direct impact on the causes that matter to you by making a donation to one of our existing funds via our website donation form.

Fund for Louisville

The Fund for Louisville exists to receive contributions from those who seek to strengthen our community now and for future generations. The Community Foundation of Louisville stewards this Fund, stays informed about our community’s evolving needs, and monitors trends in community and neighborhood data.

Customized Giving

Our philanthropy experts can guide you through every facet of establishing your own fund. Choose a designated fund to benefit a narrow area of focus, a Donor Advised Fund, where you can recommend grant distributions to support your interests and needs, or a scholarship or memorial fund to honor a loved one.

Summary of Services

Customized Charitable Giving: click here to learn more

2022-2023 Annual Giving Report

See how your dollars can make an impact in the community.

2022 By the Numbers

Total Grants

Grant Distribution

2022 Grants by Distribution

Grants by Category

2022 Grants by Category

How do you want to give? Contact us for more information.

Heather Cash, JD
Heather Cash, JD
Heather Cash, JD
Senior Vice President, Philanthropic Services
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