Simple

  • Bring strategy and structure to giving

    Ted & Stephanne Byrd

    Ted & Stephanne Byrd (Byrd Family Fund)

  • Use TCFHR staff to support your philanthropic goals
  • Receive one tax receipt

Flexible

  • Stay personally involved in making grants
  • Experience fewer administrative burdens, greater flexibility and tax benefits compared to setting up a private foundation
  • Invest along with other funds and a larger pool of assets
  • Donate diverse types of assets

Maximum Impact

  • Leverage TCFHR expertise gained from continuously reviewing nonprofit grant applications
  • Benefit from due diligence conducted on nonprofits
  • Use TCFHR’s Community Needs book, a resource for making gifts to local nonprofit organizations for specific projects

Open a Fund with Three Easy Steps

  1. Talk with TCFHR to define your charitable goals and terms of your fund
  2. Choose a name and investment option for your fund
  3. Give a tax-deductible charitable donation to your fund and begin making grants to worthy nonprofit organizations

Grantmaking: How It Works

  • Fund is established and named
  • Donor makes grant request
  • TCFHR performs due diligence, approves grant
  • Check sent to nonprofit recipient
  • Donor notified that grant was made

Contact Revlan or explore what type of fund might be right for you!

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