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.
Attend – Community Foundation events and workshops to learn more about estate planning, charitable giving, building endowments and other related topics.
Donate your time – to one of your favorite charitable organizations in McHenry County. Please contact us for more information
Tell your friends – about The Community Foundation for McHenry County and the services that we provide to the community.
Establish your legacy – by joining our Legacy Society, which is a group of individuals who have included The Community Foundation for McHenry County in their will.