Getting Started

John PedersenAs your regional center of philanthropy, the Community Foundation provides many resources to help you and your clients navigate through charitable giving options. We offer online tools and expert advice to assist with the most complex gifts. The Community Foundation offers many types of funds to meet your clients’ needs and we are happy to review them with you. For more information, please visit Types of Funds.

  1. Use our online resources to gather information and provide options for your client to consider. Use our Financial Planning Tools to help calculate Planned Giving for your clients and ensure they are receiving the best possible options when determining which types of gifts will be best suited for them. If you have any questions during this process, please contact our Development Team.
  2. Review the appropriate options with your client. A member of our Development Team is also available to meet with both you and your client if it would be helpful.
  3. Depending on the decision made by you and your client, select Start a Fund or Donate Now.
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The Rotary Club of Davenport has utilized the Community Foundation to administer their annual scholarship since 2001.
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