Start a Fund

Establishing a Fund at ACF

This is your opportunity to take a more personal approach to your charitable giving. Our staff is here to help you achieve your philanthropic goals. Support immediate local needs, help us prepare for future challenges – and strengthen our communities.
For more information, please contact us.

Types of Funds

We offer a variety of options so that you can choose the one that’s right for you:

Unrestricted Funds

Meeting Community Needs: A flexible fund that allows you to support a broad array of ever-changing community needs.

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Field of Interest

Target your charitable gift by establishing a fund that supports a specific community interest or need that you care about.

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Donor Advised

A Personal Approach: Support the issues and organizations in your personal area of interest by taking a hands-on approach through grant recommendations.

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Scholarship Funds

Take an active role in supporting students and their educational opportunities by investing in our future.

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Donor Designated

Support the good work of your favorite nonprofit organization or charitable cause by establishing a fund that provides long-term, consistent support.

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Agency Funds

Ideal for organizations that are interested in creating support for their organizations in perpetuity. An agency fund tells your donors that you care about their contributions and are being smart stewards.

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Additional Resources

ACF Master Fee Chart 2017
Grantmaking Policies
Policy for Awarding Scholarships