Open a fund
Let us help you begin writing your own philanthropic story.
Our flexibility gives donors many options. We are here to honor your needs, interests, and desires and are happy to work with your financial and/or legal advisors to arrange a gift and/or fund that represents your best interests.
There are 7 types of funds into which you can direct an outright or planned gift. The type that works best for you and your charitable goals ultimately comes down to how involved you wish to be in making grants/distributions from your funds.
Contact Us to determine which giving strategy is best for you.
Our Types of Funds
Provides support for the operations of the foundation.
Operational funds provide an annual source of funds to cover foundation operating and program costs.
Community Impact Funds
Allows for flexible grantmaking, providing support as the needs of the county change.
For the donor looking for a trusted partner to aid them in their giving, these funds take the pressure off and offer a level of involvement driven by you in how to fund is initially established. The Community Foundation of Boone County then assumes a level of responsibility for directing grants so that they can be channeled quickly and where they will have the greatest impact.
Field of Interest Funds
Funds are disbursed to nonprofits within your desired field of charitable work.
The Community Foundation of Boone County oversees your contributions and, with your guidance and input, ensures that grants are made to organizations addressing your designated interest.<
Ensure long-term sustainability of nonprofit organizations.
Permanently supports your chosen charitable organization.
For many donors, this is an ideal way to endow annual giving to organizations they have supported over the years. It is especially popular among bequest donors who want their gift to keep on giving reliably, well into the future, and beyond their lifetimes. Your gift can address either immediate or long-term needs, and we will handle all asset management and disbursements.
30th Anniversary Endowment Fund
Help others reach their dreams of higher education.
Donor Advised Funds
You recommend which nonprofits receive your funds.
No matter the type of fund, grants from the Community Foundation of Boone County focus in on these 7 areas of impact
Click the section that interests you to see which funds support that specific area. You can then click the fund name to donate!