Making the most of your philanthropy
Your gift can make a difference – for your community, and for the world. A donor advised fund can be a simple, highly effective way to meet your philanthropic goals and make an impact for causes close to your heart.
Why choose a donor advised fund?
Qualify for an income tax deduction when you contribute to your fund.
You give to causes you care about. We manage your investment and records.
At any time, make a grant, review your balance or history, or call our knowledgeable staff.
Donor Advised Fund or Private Foundation?
Which is the best choice for you? Compare the tax benefits and administration of each type of giving.
Seven Benefits of Donor Advised Funds
Learn how a donor advised fund can free you from paperwork, so you can focus on making a difference.
Fairfield County’s community foundation
When you establish a donor advised fund with Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, you’ll be supported by a team of knowledgeable and experienced grant-makers. Our team can help you define your philanthropic goals, connect you with impactful nonprofit organizations, and match you with effective programs that are aligned with your charitable interests. As your partner in giving, our goal is to make your donations even more meaningful, powerful and enjoyable. Want to give where you live? We have deep local roots. Looking to make a difference beyond your community? We can award grants to qualified nonprofit organizations around the country. If you want to make contributions that help change lives in Fairfield County, we have deep local roots.
As new parents, we wanted to make sure we give back to the community where we will be raising our children. And we wanted to do something that would allow us to really know what the impact would be. Establishing our fund is the first step toward our vision.
– Dr. Tichianaa Armah, The Armah Family Fund
Ready to make an impact?
Contact us today to explore options for meeting your philanthropic goals by establishing a donor advised fund with cash, stocks or securities. You can also convert a private foundation to a donor advised fund.