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CFDC-logo-affiliate-fundThe Community Foundation of Douglas County (CFDC) is an affiliate fund administered by the Community Foundation of Western Nevada. CFDC is being built by local residents who live in and love Douglas County. Gifts of any size are combined and invested to generate income that will be used to benefit the community annually. Because the Community Foundation of Western Nevada is a 501c3 nonprofit, gifts made to CFDC are tax deductible.

  Donate online to the Community Foundation of Douglas County by clicking the button above.

Think of it like charitable savings account for Douglas County; a growing financial resource to be used depending on the needs and desires of those living in Douglas County.  The money will support community needs that benefit all residents, such as a community center, hiking trails, school improvements, senior care and nutrition, educational activities and health services, child care and job training.

Consider leaving a legacy gift to the Community Foundation of Douglas County in your will or trust. Your gift will be an unending way to support the community and area you love.

    Fund Advisory Committee               concert-in-park
    Drew Aguilar, Chair

    Cassandra Jones, Vice Chair
    Joan Neuffer
    Brenda Robertson
    Devere Dressler
    Steve Decker

 

 

Community Foundation of Douglas County News

August 6, 2018 – Charitable Endowment Created to Benefit Douglas County Communities – Carson NOW

https://carsonnow.org/reader-content/08/06/2018/charitable-endowment-created-benefit-douglas-county-comunities

The Community Foundation of Douglas County (CFDC) has been established as an affiliate fund to the Community Foundation of Western Nevada. Its purpose is to build an unrestricted charitable endowment for the benefit of Douglas County communities. A fund advisory committee of local residents will recommend the annual grants from the invested earning of the endowment.

The Community Foundation of Douglas County encourages:

  • Leadership to unite residents with a long-term vision for a vibrant community.
  • Philanthropy to provide financial resources for future community needs.
  • Engagement with, belonging to, and responsibility for the community you love.

The CFDC is raising money today to meet the needs of Douglas County communities for years to come.


Ways to Give

Talk with your Financial Advisor:
Financial Advisors in Douglas County who have worked closely with the Community Foundation are included in the Professional Advisor Council. Your advisor is welcome to call The Community Foundation of Western Nevada 775-333-5499, with questions about charitable gift planning options that will benefit your specific situation.

Workplace Giving: Give a small amount to the permanently endowed Community Foundation of Douglas County with each paycheck. Regular contributions add up and will become part of the grant distributions from the fund. Call Ginny Harding-Davis at 775-333-5499 for more information.

Bequests:  Consider your community as one of your heirs. Leave a bequest to the Community Foundation of Douglas County and give back to the hometown that has been so good to you.  Talk with your Attorney about writing in a gift for a percentage of your estate.

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We recommend the following bequest language:
I hereby give, devise and bequeath ____ percent (___%) of my total estate, determined as of the date of my death, to the Community Foundation of Douglas County an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation Western Nevada, a nonprofit organization located at 50 Washington St., Suite 300, Reno, NV, 89503, Federal Tax ID #88-0370179 for Community Foundation of Douglas County’s charitable purposes.

More Bequest language can be found here.

Gifts of real estate and real property, life insurance policies, retirement income distributions, appreciated stocks, and of course, cash are welcomed. Call Ginny Harding-Davis Community Foundation of Western Nevada Chief Advancement Officer at  775-333-5499.

Photos above were taken by Melissa Blossner, Douglas County Community Relations Coordinator/Public Information.