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Donor Advised Fund

A donor advised fund is similar to a charitable investment account for the sole purpose of supporting charitable organizations you care about. Donor-advised funds are the fastest-growing charitable giving vehicle in the United States because they are one of the easiest and most tax-advantageous ways to give to charity. 

Donor Designated Fund

A designated fund is personalized fund created for the sole benefit of supporting a specific charity that you care about. Unless instructed otherwise, the charity of choice will receive an annual distribution and may use the funds as specified by the donor.

Field of Interest Fund

A field of interest fund is a fund established by an individual or group of donors to support a particular area, such as arts, science, technology, education, etc. Then, SRCCF uses the funds to address an urgent need or fulfill a nonprofit grant request​.

Scholarship Fund

A scholarship is a fund or charitable grant established for helping students offset the cost of higher education- either for a particular school, field of study or population.

Fiscal Sponsorship

A fiscal sponsorship is an opportunity for non-profit groups who want to create a new organization or initiative in the community. At its core, a fiscal sponsorship is a relationship with Starved Rock County Community Foundation that enables individuals, collectives, and other groups to enjoy some of the benefits of our non-profit tax status. 

Agency Fund

An agency fund is a fund established by nonprofits who want to build an endowment to provide an annual income stream and long-term financial stability for an organization.

Community Grant

Community grants are our sustained effort to provide support to local organizations, addressing issues consistent with our mission. Starved Rock Country Community Foundation has several grant opportunities available to qualifying organizations.

Scholarship Application Packet

On behalf of generous donors, SRCCF administers a scholarship program each year to help students pursue their dreams and goals at colleges and universities. The 2024 Scholarship Season will be open from January 8, 2024 through March 1, 2024. 

Committed to you and your future.

Community foundations exist to meet the philanthropic needs of the community and the philanthropic desires of local donors. When we connect those two, wonderful things happen to enhance the quality of life for all of us.​

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