Nonprofit Funds and Planned Giving Partnerships

By choosing to establish a nonprofit fund at the Vermont Community Foundation, you join the nearly 200 nonprofit organizations that are helping to build healthy and vital Vermont communities, while gaining access to world-class investment services and receiving support from an organization whose only business is philanthropy.


Benefits of a Nonprofit Fund with the Community Foundation

World-class Investment Management

We work with an independent investment consultant that manages $35 billion in assets and works with more than 135 clients to offer low-fee, world-class investment management services to our fundholders. Learn more about our investments.

Fund Management Services

We provide basic administrative services and provide you with technical assistance for various types of gifts, including appreciated securities, real estate, bequests, and more.

Planned Giving Partnership Program

Any nonprofit organization with a reserve or endowment fund at the Community Foundation can take advantage of our turn-key planned giving partnership program at no cost, which includes the management of Charitable Gift Annuities, Charitable Remainder Trusts, and Charitable Lead Trusts. Learn more below.

Increased Donor Confidence

Having a fund at the Foundation gives your organization an affiliation with a respected statewide public charity. Our history and mission can help reassure your prospective donors who value the stewardship we provide.