Local Expertise: With deep roots and knowledge of the community, the Foundation’s experienced staff connects you to outstanding organizations doing important work in the community, as well as to like-minded donors so your giving has the greatest impact. We also provide valuable fund management and reporting assistance, leaving you to enjoy the satisfaction of giving.
Community Leadership: Beyond grantmaking, we convene people, resources, and ideas to create intelligent, innovative strategies and solutions to meet our region’s needs. Our Board of Trustees is a group of business, civic, and philanthropic leaders who are focused on ensuring our unique region thrives.
Highly Personalized Service: We can tailor a plan to meet your charitable and financial goals. This includes gift giving assistance, grantmaking support, and estate-planning information and assistance.
Easy Set-Up: Our simple set-up frees you from administrative tasks. You can establish a fund in less time than it takes to open a bank account.
Maximum Tax Advantages: As a public charity, the Foundation offers you the maximum tax advantages allowed for charitable giving.
Effective Stewardship and Accountability: Funds are pooled and invested by professional financial managers for maximum impact. Investment decisions are monitored by our Investment Committee and Board of Trustees.
Long-lasting Legacies: We build endowed funds that benefit our region in perpetuity and allow you to leave a lasting legacy.
Flexibility: You can give what you want, when you want, how you want. Equipped to accept a wide variety of asset types–from securities to personal property to life insurance policies–we can accommodate the most complex plans of giving.
Call 504-598-4663 to speak with someone in our Development Department who can answer detailed questions or set up an in-person meeting. Or you may email our development officer, Allie Betts.