Fund Options

With your fund at NVCF, you can build a permanent legacy of philanthropy. You may add to your fund at any time. If you’re considering making a gift to your fund, we encourage you to contact us to discuss how you can gain the maximum financial and tax benefit. 

Donor-advised fund

Donor can suggest grants from the fund – donor can be an individual, family, business entity, or group of donors who pool donations and determine nonprofit recipients (a giving circle)

Donor endowment fund

Donor designates one or more charitable organizations to receive quarterly or annual distributions based on a percentage of fund balance – often created through a will or living trust

Donor-endowed scholarship fund

Donor establishes scholarship criteria with grants distributed annually based on a percentage of fund balance

Donor scholarship fund

Usually established by a family or group, often as a memorial fund, who establish scholarship criteria and a committee to recommend grant distributions annually

Charitable project fund

Usually established by a volunteer group interested in organizing and operating fundraising events for specific charitable purposes – can also be established by a business

 

Nonprofit incubator fund

Usually established by a volunteer group interested in piloting a charitable concept with the goal of establishing a new nonprofit within 18 months

Nonprofit designated fund

Used by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit to enhance their fundraising efforts for specific purposes with assistance from NVCF

Agency designated fund

Used by government agencies to enhance their fundraising efforts for specific purposes with assistance from NVCF

Nonprofit investment fund

Used by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit to invest excess funds and take advantage of investment pooling

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