All About Giving

Why give?

Giving through the Charlevoix County Community Foundation is smart, sensible, and effective.  People who care for this place have chosen to give to the Community Foundation in a variety of ways.  Contributing to the Community Foundation offers multiple benefits, like simplicity, convenience, and a focus on Charlevoix County.

 

Who gives to the Community Foundation?

Anyone! Individuals, families, organizations and businesses interested in the quality of life in Charlevoix County may make a gift to the Community Foundation.  To read about some Community Foundation donors, see Our Stories.

 

How large must a gift be?

Gifts may be any size.  Any and all gifts made to the Community Foundation make a difference in the community.  Because individual gifts are pooled together, they can accomplish more.

 

How can I give?

Giving to the Community Foundation is simple.  Learn more about ways to give and where to give through the Community Foundation.  You may also want to work with your financial advisor to consider a future gift that will leave a legacy here in Charlevoix County.   Read more about Legacy Society members here at the Community Foundation.

 

what impact will my contribution have?

Grants and scholarships are the cornerstone of this organization.  Each year the Community Foundation works with vibrant nonprofit organizations to meet needs and advance opportunities in Charlevoix County.  The power of philanthropy helps address a variety of issues through grant-making.  Each donor to the Community Foundation makes that impact possible.