Benefits of Working With The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County
The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County is a philanthropy hub offering donors highly effective tools for making charitable donations and receiving charitable donation deductions. There are many reasons why The Community Foundation is your partner of choice for charitable giving.
Personalized approach offers flexibility for giving
We provide personalized service tailored to each individual’s charitable and financial goals. We meet with you (and your advisor, if requested) to learn your interests and provide options for giving wisely. We offer many ways for you to make charitable donations, including complex gifts such as securities, real estate, life insurance and other planned gifts.
Nonprofit resource provides information at your fingertips
There are more than 100 nonprofit organizations in our local area, and knowing where your charitable dollars should go can be a challenging task. We compile a summary of the needs of nonprofit organizations in the Harrisonburg & Rockingham County. This community needs list assists donors in learning about an individual organization’s financial status and needs, along with other information, prior to making a decision about a charitable donation. We provide other nonprofit resources to assist you with charitable giving decisions.
Limited paperwork makes charitable donations easier
Let us write all your charitable checks for you. Allowing The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County to make your charitable donations of $250 or more eliminates the need for you to keep up with receipts from so many charitable organizations. We make giving simple for you and your CPA.
Nonprofit research can assist your giving
Although we promote local philanthropy, The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County helps donors meet charitable goals anywhere in the country. We are happy to research information on nonprofit organizations in the Harrisonburg & Rockingham County community or outside the area at the donor’s request.
Give with confidence and trust – today, tomorrow and forever
Everyone wants to make sure their charitable donations are used as they intended. Donors trust us to make sure that happens – while they are living and after they are gone. The Community Foundation goes to great lengths and expense to ensure every penny is allocated properly and that charitable dollars are spent on their intended purpose. We conduct an annual audit, and we are fortunate to have an expert Board of Directors and Audit Committee. We are also recognized by the Community Foundations National Standards Board for accreditation and full compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations, meeting its rigorous standards for transparent, efficient and ethical organizational and financial practices.
Philanthropic expertise gives you peace of mind
Donors benefit from our staff’s collective 60+ years of nonprofit and charitable giving experience. We are dedicated to assisting the donor, the nonprofit and the Harrisonburg & Rockingham County community.