Giving through the Foundation

are you ready to make a difference with your giving?
Since 1981, we’ve delivered exceptional client services to hundreds of donors, turning their charitable visions into meaningful change. And although we are passionate advocates for investing right here at home in Brevard, we are equally committed to our donors whose passions extend beyond Brevard.

We understand that every individual, family and corporate donor has unique interests, assets and circumstances, and we are dedicated to maximizing the impact of their generous gifts. That is why our services are highly tailored and flexible – from assistance identifying a cause or developing a program to researching nonprofits and making site visits. We meet you wherever you are on your philanthropic journey.

Opening a fund is simple, flexible, fast, and easy.

Think about your charitable priorities, financial goals and personal preferences

Choose a name for your fund and complete a simple agreement

Make a gift to open your charitable fund

Current funds
Here are a few reasons why more than 100 individuals, families and corporations work with the Community Foundation for Brevard:

  1. We have deep roots in the community.

    With nearly four decades of philanthropic leadership region-wide, we understand Brevard’s diverse challenges and the nonprofits working to address them.

  2. We simplify the giving process.

    We can coordinate with your financial advisor and/or attorney to ensure we maximize your giving with the charitable solutions that supports your unique vision and goals. Additionally, we handle all of the administrative details, compliance and due diligence.

  3. We are expert advisors in philanthropy.

    Our experienced staff understands the technical complexities of charitable giving and helps to maximize your gifts.

  4. We accept a variety of assets.

    In addition to simple gifts of cash and stock, we administer complex gifts including partnership interests, RMDs, life insurance, annuities, real estate and more.

  5. We ensure optimal tax advantages.

    Let us help you make the most of appreciated assets and high-earning years. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity, so your gifts garner maximum tax benefits—especially compared to private foundations.

  6. We maximize the impact of your gift.

    We provide opportunities for you to give together with like-minded donors to identify community challenges and opportunities, as well as new forms of philanthropy.

  7. We deliver the highest degree of personal service.

    We tailor our service to your unique needs and interests and also offer the option of anonymity.

  8. We connect you with your charitably-minded peers.

    We provide opportunities to build lasting relationships through social and educational events and nonprofit agency tours.

  9. We honor your legacy.

    We help you create a personal legacy through endowment funds that support your chosen cause forever. The Foundation ensures that the original intent of your fund is protected forever.

  10. Creating a fund is easier than you think.

    All that’s necessary to open a fund at the Community Foundation is the completion of a simple fund agreement and your donation. You may create a fund with a current gift, by bequest or through a planned gift. We offer many ways for you to give.

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