The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County has a variety of funds that provide great giving options. We can help you choose the one that's right for you.
You can make a gift of any amount to contribute to an existing fund.
With a gift of $25,000 or more, you can establish one of the following funds in your name, in the name of a loved one, or the name of a special cause or organization.
Types of Funds
- Designated Fund helps local organizations sustain and grow.
- Donor Advised Fund offers a personalized approach to giving and can be an alternative to establishing a private foundation.
- Field of Interest Fund connects personal values to high-impact opportunities.
- Unrestricted Fund meets ever-changing community needs .
With a gift of $50,000 or more, you can establish a Scholarship Fund that invests in the future of deserving students.
When you create an Endowed Fund through The Community Foundation, your gift can benefit the community forever. Your irrevocable gift is invested over time and earnings from your fund are used to make grants addressing community needs. Your gift is a permanent source of community support, helping do good work today and in the future.
A Pass-Thru Donor Advised Fund is intended to be fully distributed within a relatively short period of time.This can be an attractive way to get to know and participate in the work of The Community Foundation. You make grant suggestions that support nonprofit organizations. The minimum grant size for a non-endowed donor advised fund is $250.
Need help deciding which fund will work for your charitable giving goals? We can help! Contact us.