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How to Create a Fund at Arkansas Community Foundation
/ December 27, 2017

Our funds and endowments help you invest in causes you care about. Here are four easy steps to set up a donor-advised fund with the Community Foundation:

Step 1 – Determine your charitable goals.
Consider how you want to make a difference. Are you passionate about a specific service area or are you more concerned about taking care of your local community for the long-term? We’ll start by asking you questions create a plan according to your personal charitable goals.

Step 2 – Choose a name for your fund.
The name of the fund can include your name, a family name, or a meaningful word or phrase that allows you to be anonymous.

Step 3 – Contribute to the fund.
Because we are a 501c3 public charity, contributions to your fund are deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Arkansas Community Foundation also has the capability to receive complex assets and handle planned gifts.

Step 4 – Start making grants and improving your community.
Login to the online portal and easily submit a grant recommendation to the causes you care about.

Read more about the benefits of a charitable fund with Arkansas Community Foundation. 

Ready to get started? Call Ashley Coldiron or Jody Dilday at 501-372-1116 and they will walk through the steps with you.

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