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 2019:

  • our Donor Advised Funds represented $32.08 million in assets
  • we received $6.25 million in gifts to our Donor Advised Funds
  • our Donor Advised Funds distributed $4.6 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 should you consider setting up a Donor Advised Fund at CFHZ?

  • No minimum required to open or maintain a fund.
  • Make one large gift to fund multiple years of charitable giving.
  • Add to your fund at any time, receive an immediate tax deduction, and then distribute
    funds over longer periods of time.
  • Leverage tax advantages for gifting appreciated assets. 
  • Give anonymously, if desired.
  • Access the expertise of the Community Foundation’s professional staff.
  • Online access to your fund 24 hours a day through Donor View.
  • Automate recurring gifts.
  • Create a rainy-day giving fund during the good years.
  • Engage multiple generations in your giving.
  • Encourage others to contribute to your fund.
  • Leave a legacy for your community.

Interested in learning more? 

Learn more



Ready to get started?

It takes only a few minutes to open a fund, and you can add to your fund and recommend grants at any time through our online portal, Donor View.


Open a Donor Advised Fund

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