The Three Rivers Community Foundation’s extensive knowledge of the community allows us to help donors make the greatest impact locally. Foundation staff conducts site visits to local nonprofits each year and keeps abreast of emerging needs in the area. Donors can tap our knowledge of community needs and best practices to inform their giving strategies. Currently an average of $250,000-$300,000 is given in grants, scholarships, and distributions from donor directed funds through Three Rivers Community Foundation each year.
Grantmaking should be rewarding, not burdensome. That is why we provide our donors with all the necessary tax reporting, check writing, grantee due diligence and other administrative support. You can focus on giving while we handle the paperwork.
At the Three Rivers Community Foundation, you can give a variety of assets to receive the financial and tax benefits that best suit your needs. When comparing community foundations and private foundations, you will find that community foundations offer greater tax advantages than private foundations due to our public charity tax status.