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315 West Main Street, Council Grove, Kansas 66846 • Tel: 620-767-6653

Advantages of Giving to the Council Grove Area Foundation!

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A gift to the Foundation creates a connection with the donor to a variety of worthwhile causes and vital community needs. It benefits a number of charitable organizations, plus the donor can establish their own fund timetable. We assist donors to evaluate the most effective ways to accomplish their charitable goals. You will also receive the recognition you deserve for your charitable giving to our community.

Receive Complete Tax Benefits!

When donors use the Council Grove Area Foundation they will receive tax benefits because of its classification by the Internal Revenue Service as a chartable organization. Gifts made by you during your lifetime will result in important income tax advantages. Bequests are also deductible on federal estate taxes.

Multiple Donor's Gifts Secured!

The Foundation receives gifts, bequests and donations of all sizes from private and corporate donors. The funds are kept in secure trusts for the sole purpose of helping meet the needs of the designated area. It provides grants for new projects addressing legitimate community needs which are unlikely to receive support from traditional funding sources. You have the satisfaction that your contributions will result in positive change for your community.

Optional Ways to Establish Funds

You can start a fund with outright gifts in any amount you wih or make a bequest to the Foundation in your will. Yu may make gifts in the memory of deceased persons or in honor of living persons. You may want to create an endowment fund bearing your family name or any name you want.

Here are Charitable Giving Options . . .

  • You may give money, securities, collections, personal property, or real property.
  • You may make a gift thru the Foundation but reserve the income from the principal for yourself or others for a designated period of time (usually it is the lifetime of the beneficiary).
  • You may make the Foundation the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, in which case the premiums are deductible.
  • A private foundation may transfer assets to the Council Grove Area Foundation and retain identity of name and purpose.