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Ten reasons people choose to give through GCF

  1. We are a local organization with deep roots in the community.
  2. Our professional staff has broad knowledge of community issues and needs.
  3. We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual’s charitable and financial interests.
  4. Our donor advised funds help people invest in the causes they care about most.
  5. We accept a wide variety of assets and can facilitate even complex giving arrangements.
  6. We partner with professional advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving.
  7. We offer maximum tax advantage under state and federal law.
  8. We create ongoing personal legacies by handling all the details from bequests and future gifts for individuals.
  9. We build endowment funds that benefit the community forever.
  10. We are a community leader, convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change.

Donor advantages

GCF offers a variety of giving tools to help individuals and organizations achieve their charitable goals with three specific advantages:

Personalized Service
We make giving easy and effective, accepting a variety of gifts and providing great flexibility. Donors can contribute cash, stocks, property, and bequests to establish a fund. With GCF’s assistance and guidance, the gift will gain maximum tax benefits.

Our professional staff has an in-depth understanding of the issues, opportunities and resources that shape our community. We can help donors learn about local agencies and programs that make a difference in the areas they care most about.

Community Leadership
We invest in the long term and bring people and organizations together, convening diverse voices to address local issues and opportunities. Our business is building community.