Why choose a

community foundation?

10 reasons why donors choose a community foundation as a valued partner: 


Here’s the simple answer:
Because we will help you invest wisely in the causes you care most about. Giving is a deeply personal act.
We treat it that way, making sure that your giving experience is tailored specifically for you.

  • 1.

  • We enable you to broaden your giving by building on the Community Foundation of Grant County’s philanthropic expertise.
  • 2.

  • We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual’s charitable and financial interests.
  • 3.

  • We are a local organization with deep roots in the community.
  • 4.

  • Our program staff’s knowledge of community issues and needs is available to donors on request.
  • 5.

  • Our donor-advised funds help people invest in the charities they care about and learn about new causes to support.
  • 6.

  • We accept a wide variety of assets and can facilitate even the most complex forms of giving.
  • 7.

  • We offer maximum tax advantages under state and federal law.
  • 8.

  • We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants.
  • 9.

  • We offer permanence to donors, through endowment funds and multi-generational involvement.
  • 10.

  • We are a community leader convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change.

Contact Us

Dawn Brown

President & CEO


Sherri Rush

Chief Financial Officer


Shelly Jones

Development Director