How You Can Become a Philanthropist


The best part about a Community Foundation is that anyone can participate, making it truly a community effort.

You can become a philanthropist in several different ways:

Establish a Fund you can provide support for your favorite cause or charitable organization for both today’s needs and future needs.

Make a contribution – you can simply contribute to any of our existing funds that match your charitable interests.

Support your community – you can donate to our GIVE360 giving circle and have an active role in determining annual grants to local nonprofit organizations.

Help support the work of The Community Foundation – by contributing to our general operating fund.

Encourage your favorite charity to establish an agency fund to provide ongoing support for their work.

AttendCommunity Foundation events and workshops to learn more about estate planning, charitable giving, building endowments and other related topics.

Donate your timeto one of your favorite charitable organizations in McHenry County.  Please contact us for more information.

Tell your friendsabout The Community Foundation for McHenry County and the services that we provide to the community.

Establish your legacyby joining our Legacy Society, which is a group of individuals who have included The Community Foundation for McHenry County in their will.