The 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.
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.
Community Foundation of Douglas County News
August 6, 2018 – Charitable Endowment Created to Benefit Douglas County Communities – Carson NOW
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 Lyndsey Crossley at 775-333-5499 for details.
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.
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.
Gifts of real estate and real property, life insurance policies, retirement income distributions, appreciated stocks, and of course, cash are welcomed. Call Lyndsey Crossley for details at 775-333-5499.