Charitable Giving

The Hillsdale County Community Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization created by and for the people of Hillsdale County. We are here to assist you in creating a positive impact in our community through endowed funds. Your gift to an endowed fund impacts our community today and into the future.


Our Special Features:

We Make Giving Easy and Flexible. We make giving easy by accepting a wide variety of gifts. We provide you with a number of charitable options for establishing your own fund or contributing to a fund already administered by the Foundation.

We Provide Local Support. Our professional staff has an in-depth understanding of the issues, opportunities and resources that shape our community. A volunteer board of local community leaders, representing the interests of Hillsdale County, oversee the Community Foundation's administration and distribution of grant funds.

Endowment Funding. Although their specific uses vary, endowment funds have a specific purpose: to support acitivies or organizations not just for one year or even one generation, but in perpetuity. Gifts to endowments keep on giving; the income earned will support our community forever.

Community Leadership. We invest in the long-term and bring people and organizations together, convening diverse voices to address local issues and opportunities.

Special Tax Advantages:
-Immediate Income Tax Reduction
-Avoidance of Long-Term Capital Gain
-Increase in Personal Income and Effective Rate of Return
-Reduction in Estate and Gift Tax

For more information on giving, please click on our Planned Giving Brochure.

To view a listing and description of Hillsdale County Community Foundation funds please click Funds of the Foundation.

Legacy Video:
This video highlights the Hillsdale County community and some of the great things we have to offer. Your Hillsdale County Community Foundation can assist you with leaving a legacy for future generations, to ensure that your wonderful memories and experiences will live on, For Good, For Ever. Please contact us for more information.