Project funds are established with qualified organizations for a specific community purpose/project. Contributions can be made to the Foundation to the project’s fund and disbursements are made from the fund to cover expenses of the specific project. This type of fund provides local qualified organizations more opportunities to fulfill their mission and make a difference in our community.
A donor or donors who wish to remain involved in the grantmaking process from their fund may establish a donor-advised fund and have the privilege of making non-binding recommendations on grants during their life-time.
A designated fund provides permanent support for a specified charitable organization(s). For many donors, this is an ideal way to provide ongoing support for organizations that they have supported over the years.
The donor specifies an interesting area and SGCF has the discretion to make grants within the donor’s interest area.
Agency funds are established by nonprofit organizations to provide annual income for the charities themselves, relieving them of the responsibility of managing their investments.
Scholarship funds provide grants for educational assistance. Donors will recommend an academic focus and eligibility criteria for their fund.
Unrestricted funds are the most flexible type of fund. These funds are ideal for donors who want to build maximum versatility into their charitable giving and place responsibility with the SGCF Board of Directors to make the decisions on the best use of these funds to address a range of community needs.
The field of interest funds allows the donor(s) to specify areas of interest when establishing their fund and the Foundation has the discretion to mak...
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Funds will allow us to update one of our rescue trucks. The new truck is fully equipped for our needs featuring a utility body so we can organize our gear better, making us more efficient and safer on rescue scenes. It also comes with a full emergency lighting package and mobile radio which saves us the cost of having to purchase and install those separately.