Philanthropy Guide

Make a lasting impact in your community by supporting causes you care about by working with a community foundation. Whether you’re new to charitable giving or experienced with philanthropy, our Donor Relations team is here to help. We work with you every step along the way, from determining how you want to make an impact, to working closely with you to plan your estate and bequest.

We have a vision of a

Thriving, Just, Healthy,
and Equitable Region.

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Getting Started  »

Trying to decide where to start? We can help you decide how, what, and when to give.

Support the Foundation  »

Find out how you can support the foundation.

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Start a Fund  »

Information to get you started, types of fund, when to establish, and other considerations when starting a fund.

Types of Funds  »

Learn about flexible funds, scholarship funds, funds for nonprofits, or organizational funds among others.

Donor & Investor Services  »

Some of the services we offer.

For Professional Advisors  »

We help you help your clients with their philanthropic needs.

Programs & Affiliates

Equity Alliance of the North Coast
Humboldt Heath Foundation
Native Cultures Fund logo
Redwood CORE Hub logo
The Trinity Trust logo
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