You can create meaningful impact and enduring change in our region by starting a Donor Advised Fund.
We are the local philanthropy experts, and we make it easy for generous people to give to the causes they care about. We collaborate with philanthropists, nonprofits and community leaders to address our region’s most critical needs.
By building your fund at the Community Foundation, you’re investing in central New Jersey and in the well-being of all of our people—you’re helping us make this a vibrant place to live, work, and play.
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Donor advised funds make giving simple. You can contribute any asset at the right time for you, maximizing your tax benefits. Then, whenever you want to suggest a grant to a charity, just notify us. We handle all of the paperwork and due diligence. It’s as simple as that.
At the Community Foundation, you get expert advice on everything from giving as a family to the strongest nonprofits in your area of interest. You can rely on us to be faithful stewards of your legacy if your charitable intentions reach beyond your lifetime. We’ll get to know you and support your giving goals.
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