Donors & Funds
Strengthening a community comes from the efforts of the individuals within. At the Community Foundation for Livingston County, we provide a unique way for donors to give back to their community. Donors can give gifts that will help strengthen the endowment that provides a permanent source of annual support to fund the most pressing needs of the community today and into the future. The Community Foundation for Livingston County offers a variety of opportunities for donors interested in planned gifts and has the expertise to help them with even the most complex estate-planning questions.
The Inspiration for a Community Foundation
Advisory Board member Mike Hall describes the unique culture of Livingston County, which led community members to step up and create the Community Foundation to support their fellow residents.
Who Is an Ideal Candidate to Establish a Fund?
Interested in establishing a charitable fund with the Community Foundation? If you’re nearing retirement, are looking to achieve some of your estate and financial planning goals, or are simply just passionate about improving your local community, then consider donating to the Community Foundation of Livingston County. Small or large gifts, including assets and property, are all appreciated and will go to good use in our local community of Livingston County.
Ways to Give
Giving to the Community Foundation for Livingston County is simple. Donors can give one-time gifts or over the course of several years. Gifts we accept include:
Cash by check or online donation
Securities traded on major exchanges
Closely held business interests
Interests in limited liability companies
Patent interests and other qualified intellectual properties
Mutual fund shares
Fully paid life insurance policies
Retirement plan assets
Giving through the Community Foundation for Livingston County allows us the flexibility to address emerging needs and unforeseen opportunities that arise in Livingston County over time.
Investing in Our Community
When you've got gifts to give, make sure you put them in the right place. Let us help you build upon your investment strategy and give back to the community we live in!
Grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations with passionate and well-measured solutions that meet the foundation's priorities, which include sustainability, regional impact, leverage, and collaboration.Our Goals