Giving as a Business
The Community Foundation can assist your business to develop and administer a strategic giving plan that aligns with your corporate priorities and creates a measurable impact in our community. Your company can outsource your entire charitable giving program, or a particular part of it to the Foundation, for expert management and maximum impact.
Create a Fund
Businesses can support the work of the Foundation generally by joining our Community Partners program for as little as $1,000 per year.
Or, you can make a bigger investment by establishing a named Business Advised or Community Fund with a commitment of $10,000 or more. This allows you to create a visible and permanent vehicle for your corporate giving.
With a Business Advised Fund, you pick what charity(ies) your fund will grant to each year; or you can choose to work with our grant team to fund local community projects that have been vetted by our experienced grant review team. These funding options give you a chance to gain broad recognition through your giving.
We are committed to making it as easy as possible for local businesses to create Business Advised Funds.
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Endowment funds that local businesses have established with us include:
- The Alcan Endowment Fund
Supports organizations serving North Kingston, with an emphasis on youth and civic activities.
- The Assante Financial Management- Fenlon Division Endowment Fund
Supports the philanthropic interests in Kingston and Area of the Assante Financial Management-Fenlon Division financial advisors.
- Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Home Children’s Endowment Fund
Supports services for children in the Kingston area.
- The Kingston Whig-Standard Literacy Fund
Dedicated to supporting literacy services for children and adults in The Kingston Whig-Standard’s distribution area.
- Marin Pest Management Fund
Supports a wide variety of projects in all fields of interest through our Community Grants program.
- Woodbury Enterprises We Care Charitable Youth Fund
Provides a source of support for projects that benefit children and youth.
To explore how we can help your company carry out your philanthropic efforts, contact Stacy G Kelly, Executive Director, at email@example.com or 613.546.9696.