The Kitsap Community Foundation (KCF) shares your client's wish that each charitable gift achieves maximum impact and aligns with deeply held philanthropic goals. The essentials of strong charitable planning, in our view, require professional management, meaningful and personal community connections, and attractive tax advantages. For your clients interested in giving now, or in deferred giving options, here is how KCF works with you and your clients:
We provide all administrative services related to a donor's fund, including accounting, auditing, financial management, due diligence, grant making and evaluation. As a result, your client can fully enjoy the pleasure of giving without the administrative burden. KCF's professional staff is accessible and supportive. We excel at and enjoy personally connecting donors and their areas of interest with the needs of the community.
We regularly assist clients in giving to one charity or many, including setting up scholarship programs.
When your clients want to create a personal or family legacy in the community, we can help them achieve their long-term vision.
Our donor-friendly approach allows your client(s) to participate in many aspects of funding and grant making without the administrative responsibilities:
KCF's professionals have experience in managing gifts that provide an income stream from an appreciated asset.
We frequently work with donors whose assets include life
insurance benefits and IRAs which will pass to beneficiaries subject to income
and estate taxes. Gifting these assets to KCF allows them to pass without the
Because KCF is a public charity, we are eligible to offer maximum tax deductions and other advantages not available to private foundations. The deduction is a tremendous benefit for donors. In addition, this creates more available funding to support your client's philanthropic interests.
Your client's donated assets are professionally managed according to the investment policy established by KCF's Board of Directors.Each fund is pooled and invested as part of the Foundation's total assets. This results in lower management fees, greater investment diversification and minimized investment risk.