You have decided to make a significant gift to charity and have questions.
Which charities fit my interests?
Will my money directly help the cause I support?
How do I know my contribution will be used effectively?
What kind of impact can I make?
Working with the Community Foundation, you are offered expert advising services that will help you turn your charitable vision into reality. Our donor service staff takes the worry out of donating large sums of money. You can be confident that your gift will be recognized, tracked, and will make an impact. Call Chief Philanthropy Officer Tracy Turner, CAP®PhD to talk about your goals 775-333-5499.
If you are considering establishing a private foundation consider the Community Foundation instead.
Click here for comparison chart showing attributes of a private foundation and donor advised fund with the Community Foundation.
In 2015, more than $5.8 million was distributed from Community Foundation funds as grants and scholarships. The Community Foundation manages more than 220 separate charitable funds worth more than $76.8 million. Fundholders contributions are skillfully planned so they receive maximum tax advantages.
If you prefer to contribute directly to a nonprofit endowment or designated organization fund at the Community Foundation, please do so on the Donate Now page.