Jennifer Fust-Rutherford, JD
Jennifer serves individuals, families, and their legal and financial advisors to provide gift-planning options that meet their philanthropic goals. She specializes in creating personalized charitable funds that embody donors’ vision while maximizing their charitable resources. The relationships Jennifer facilitates work to improve our community, provide meaningful family experiences, and support the essential work of nonprofit organizations for generations.
A Louisville native, Jennifer graduated from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs and from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Jennifer was a partner at a local civil litigation firm for eighteen years. She is a member of both Kentucky and the Louisville Bar Associations.
Jennifer serves on the Louisville Board of Water Works and is Chair of the Louisville Water Foundation. She lives in Louisville with her husband and three sons.