Ways to Give Through the PACF

What if your investment could provide for community needs not just in your lifetime, but forever?  Endowments are permanent funds where the principal is invested, while a portion of the fund is distributed annually to your philanthropic causes  --  continuing your giving forever.

Create Your Own Fund

Support a cause or place you care about most, honor a loved one’s memory, or create a family tradition of giving. There are many reasons you may want to start a fund at the PACF.  If you can dream it, we can help you build it. There are and many types of funds you can create.

Donate to an Existing Fund

The Foundation manages hundreds of charitable funds created by generous individuals, families, and businesses. These funds make grants to support specific needs in important areas of community life such as the arts, education, youth, recreation, senior citizens, and/or health.  You can donate to any of these funds and help to make a difference.

Support the PACF

You can help to improve the region by supporting the Foundation's Regional Grantmaking Funds, Initiatives, or Endowment Fund .  Your gift enables the PACF  to do more to improve our region’s quality of life and to brighten the outlook for our area’s future.

Leave a Legacy

If you wish to leave a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime, but will forever benefit your charitable interest, consider including the PACF in your estate plans.  You can leave a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate, or structure another option unique to your financial situation.


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