Types of Funds Offered Through the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
Establishing a fund within the Foundation allows donors the opportunity to specify how they want their charitable dollars to be used now and in the future. By selecting among various fund options, donors can tailor their fund to be as specific of as broad as they wish in order to fulfill their philanthropy.
Meeting ever-changing community needs
Unrestricted Funds are supplied by generous individuals with the instruction that they are to be used for the general charitable good of the community allowing the PACF the ability to address unforeseen issues. The PACF can then apply these resources in a a way that is flexible and timeless.
Learn more about Unrestricted Funds.
Field of Interest Fund
Connecting personal values to high-impact opportunities
Field of Interest Funds target specific needs in an important area of community life such as the arts, education, youth, recreation, senior citizens, and/or health.
Learn more about Field of Interest Funds.
Donor Advised Fund
A highly personal approach to giving
Establishing a Donor Advised Fund with the PACF lets you make a gift to your community foundation and then remain actively involved in recommending uses of your gift.
Learn more about Donor Advised Funds.
Help local organizations sustain and grow
Individuals, families and companies can support one or more of their favorite nonprofits by setting up a Designated Fund.
Learn more about Designated Funds.
Investing in deserving students
When you create a Scholarship Fund through the PACF, you invest in your community's future and show students that you care.
Learn more about Scholarship Funds.
Agency Endowment Fund
An investment in your organization’s future
Agency endowments offer nonprofits a stable source of income for their cause. This is an excellent option for individuals with long-term charitable intentions.
Learn more about Agency Endowment Fund.
Agency Designated Fund
Organizations making an impact, today and forever
Agency Designated Funds allow their assigned nonprofit organization the ability to recommend grants from their fund to assist with the fulfillment of their mission.
Learn more about Agency Designated Funds.