Valued Partners in Charitable Giving
At the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area, we know that giving is personal, and that every individual has a unique charitable vision. We partner with professional advisors to help your clients achieve their charitable goals.
For clients who want to leave a lasting gift for our community, the Foundation is a perfect match. Whether through a bequest or by setting up a fund, we guarantee effective use of gifts and honor of donor intent for generations to come.
A gift for our community may be unrestricted, supporting the Community’s Endowment that responds to evolving community needs, or focused on an area that the donor defines, such as the arts, education, or the environment.
A Wealth of
The prudent investment and management of assets is a primary function of the Community Foundation of the Holland / Zeeland Area’s Board of Directors. We currently manage over 650 charitable funds:
donor advised funds
Field of Interest funds
Advantages of Working with CFHZ
We hope you’ll think of the Community Foundation first when you have your clients’ charitable interests in mind. The Community Foundation offers you and your clients several distinct advantages:
A charitable fund with us is an easy, low-cost alternative to forming and administering a private foundation.
We accept a wide variety of gifts and have a number of fund options to fit your clients’ needs.
We are deeply involved with the needs in the community and can direct gift dollars to high-impact areas.
Our standards for investment performance, donor services and grant-making are published and publicly available.
The administrative fees assessed by the Community Foundation are available at your request.
Online Access for Your Clients
We offer DonorView, an online portal for donors to view their fund, add to their fund, make grant requests, and more.
Resources For You and Your Clients
Have Questions About Partnering With CFHZ?
Contact Colleen Hill, VP of Development and Donor Services. Colleen is CAP certified and completed the 21/64 program for multi-generational philanthropic advising.