What is a community foundation?
Who is Triangle Community Foundation?
How is Triangle Community Foundation governed?
Why Use a Community Foundation?
How Many Community Foundations Operate in North Carolina?
What else is there to know about community foundations?
How does Triangle Community Foundation differ from a private foundation?
Why create a charitable fund rather than making an outright gift to a charity?
What are the different types of charitable funds?
What kind of assets can I gift?
What is the minimum contribution required to create a fund?
What are the fees?
How is creating a fund at Triangle Community Foundation the same or different from creating a private foundation?
What are the differences between a charitable fund at a commercial financial institution, such as Fidelity or Vanguard, and a fund at Triangle Community Foundation?
Can I include Triangle Community Foundation in my estate planning?
Who manages and invests the funds that are given to the Foundation?
Can I change my recommendation about how the funds are invested?
How do I make grants from my fund?
Can I only recommend grants to organizations in the Triangle?
How can I add to my fund?
How can I make a gift of stock?
How can my organization receive a grant from Triangle Community Foundation?
How can my organization increase its visibility to those having donor-advised funds at the Foundation?
What if my organization has not yet received its exempt status? What if we are a small group with no plans to apply for tax-exemption?
Can the Foundation make grants for salaries? Capital campaigns? Conferences?
What are the reporting requirements for grants received from the Foundation?
Can individuals apply for grants?
Should I meet with Foundation staff?
Who selects scholarship/award winners?
How are scholarship winners announced?
What is the payment process for scholarships and awards?
When are scholarship applications due and where are they to be sent?
How does a fund at TCF differ from a charitable fund created at a financial services firm, such as Fidelity?
What is the advantage of Triangle Community Foundation over a private foundation?
How does the Foundation assist me in my practice?
What kind of assets will the Foundation accept to create a fund?
What is GiftLaw?
What are the tax advantages?
What happens after the fund is established?
How can my client start and use their fund?
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