Working together to strengthen your cause...
Your dedication to improving lives speaks for itself. Your mission drives your decisions in large and small ways, every day. We understand your needs and are equally dedicated to strengthening your efforts.
by providing educational opportunities
In our work to serve and strengthen the nonprofits of our region, the Community Foundations offers educational opportunities across topics. Whether bringing in presenters, contributing to our blog , coordinating expert staff presentations, facilitating panel discussions, providing one-on-one guidance or holding seminars or webinars, we are consistently investing in the capacity of the area's service organizations.
by investing and growing your funds through our portfolio
When you partner with us, your organization benefits from expert professional investment managers and services only available to large institutions. You will be in good company with others who value our highly diversified endowment portfolio with assets in excess of $60 million. With a fund at the Community Foundations you can expect to:
- Receive quarterly updates to share with your board and committees. Our Investment Committee oversees the prudent investment and management of your fund, while our staff handles all administrative responsibilities. In addition, your fund's performance and complete history are at your fingertips through our online portal.
- Generate investment income each year to support your annual budget.
- Instill donor confidence that long-term investments are well managed and secured in perpetuity
- Focus on fulfilling your organization’s mission and leave the investment management details to us.
Learn more about the process to create your organization's fund here.
by facilitating complex gifts
Open up new channels for receiving complex gifts. With a Nonprofit Organization Fund at the Foundations, we can facilitate gifts of appreciated securities, tangible personal property and real estate. This will create new opportunities for your donors, and assurance to your board.
by offering nonprofit capacity-building grants
We are proud to invest in the infrastructure of the region's nonprofits. You can find more through our Grant Opportunities page, or through the Hudson Valley Funders Network Capacity Building Program in partnership with New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON).