Community Foundation Holland/Zeeland

Simplify your giving. Maximize your tax benefits. Increase your impact.

A Donor Advised Fund is a flexible, low-cost solution to charitable giving that allows you to enjoy administrative convenience, cost savings, and tax advantages. 

Get the most out of your charitable contributions with a Donor Advised Fund, the fastest-growing giving vehicle in the nation. When you contribute to your fund, you receive an immediate tax deduction and the flexibility to recommend grants to your favorite nonprofit organizations over time. The Community Foundation staff does all the work in administering the grants for you! 


How it works


Did you know:

In 2017:

  • our Donor Advised Funds represented $18.7 million in assets
  • we received $3.2 million in gifts to our Donor Advised Funds
  • our Donor Advised Funds distributed $2.3 million in grants back into the community

    Learn more: Contact Colleen Hill,  Vice President of Development and Donor Services, at 616-994-8853 or via email.

Why you should consider setting up a Donor Advised Fund 

When you establish a Donor Advised Fund with the Community Foundation, you:  

  • Can make one large gift to fund multiple years of charitable giving. 
  • Only have to keep track of one donation receipt.  
  • May add to your fund at any time, receive an immediate tax deduction, but then distribute funds over longer periods of time.  
  • Have the opportunity to give anonymously, if desired.  
  • Have access to the expertise of the Community Foundation’s professional staff.  
  • Have access to your fund 24 hours a day through Donor View. 
  • May automate recurring gifts. 
  • May create a rainy-day giving fund during the good years. 
  • Engage multiple generations in your giving. 
  • Leave a legacy for your community. 
  • Leverage tax deductions for gifting appreciated assets.


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