Why Give through Richland County Foundation
The interests and needs of our donors are as diverse as the causes they support. They all have a common goal, however. Richland County Foundation donors want to make a difference by contributing to the causes that improve the quality of life in our community. Whether your gift is a single contribution in memory of a friend or loved one, you want to honor a special person, or you are establishing a new fund, we want to make your experience rewarding and easy.
There are a number of reasons why people choose to give through Richland County Foundation:
One: personalized service. We make giving easy and effective, accepting a wide variety of assets and providing donors a number of charitable options. You can contribute cash, appreciated stocks, or other marketable assets. You may establish a fund in your name or in the name of a loved one. In most cases, your gift qualifies for maximum tax deductions allowed by law.
Two: local expertise. Our professional staff and board has an in-depth understanding of the issues, opportunities, and resources that shape our community. We monitor all areas of community need—including human services, education, the environment, healthcare, the arts, and economic development. We can help you learn more about local organizations and programs that make a difference in areas you care about most.
Three: community leadership. We invest for the long term and bring people and organizations together, convening diverse voices to address local issues and opportunities. Our business is building community.