Management of our community’s philanthropic assets is a significant responsibility.
Jefferson Community Foundation (JCF) is committed to offering personalized charitable giving strategies that align with your values to build a legacy that reflects your philanthropic vision.
Benefiting from JCF’s deep understanding of community needs, you can enjoy making donations that further the causes that matter most to you. With an extensive knowledge of charitable giving practices and the nonprofit landscape, we can share unique insights so that your gifts are well-informed and— by vetting organizations to verify compliance —effectively utilized to ensure the greatest impact possible.
Our simple and flexible giving mechanisms ensure that you receive the maximum tax benefits while JCF handles all the administrative details. Plus, we can accept any kind of gift— from cash and real estate to stocks and other appreciated assets. Most funds can be established in one brief meeting.
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A fund is a pool of money invested and professionally managed to achieve set goals. Gains earned through investment are then strategically allocated to specific causes. Some common types of funds include:
All assets managed by JCF are currently held at the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation to ensure that your investments are prudently managed— as part of GTCF’s $130 million pool —for the highest possible return.
Is your asset not listed here? Contact Siobhan Canty (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn if we can help.
JCF Legacy Society recognizes individuals who have chosen to leave a lasting legacy in Jefferson County and honors members’ charitable passions while establishing them as philanthropic role models in our community. Legacy Society participants are an inspiration to others to look toward the future and learn how they too can have an enduring impact on the causes they care about.
Legacy Society members can direct their charitable gifts to Jefferson Community Foundation and support:
Or Legacy Society members can donate their “fund” at JCF through a will, trust, designation or other planned gift.
JCF recognizes that trusted professional advisors are a valuable source of information and counsel on strategies for legacy giving, and we are ready and able to enhance their ability to create a charitable plan that honors your interests in perpetuity. Learn more!
With growing momentum, Jefferson Community Foundation (JCF) demonstrates the agility and deftness with which we can influence change and create positive impacts. We are succeeding in our mission because we are actively engaged in community. Each day we establish connections with nonprofits and local leaders, build relationships with changemakers, and develop the internal systems that empower us to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our grantmaking.
Our readiness, our ability to respond with clear intentions and purpose, that is a direct result of the generous support of donors.
Jefferson Community Foundation (JCF) is funded primarily by people like you, people who understand that having a central connector—across issues and sectors—makes a stronger community better able to navigate uncertain times.
By giving to JCF, you are supporting:
• A centralized resource for philanthropic insights and strategies. • A landscape knowledge of needs and opportunities that results in greater cumulative impact. • Competitive fees for fund management services. • A strong JCF with effective systems, efficient operations, and an unmatched workplace culture of equity, accountability, and hope. • Increased operating capacity, so that we can serve all 30,000 residents of Jefferson County with a diverse network capable of meeting crises head on, and one adept at navigating systemic issues with collaboration and innovation.
JCF Community Builders pledge $1,000 to $10,000 a year for five years. Now more than ever, JCF needs to remain responsive to connect people who care with causes that matter in Jefferson County.
The staff of Jefferson Community Foundation has decades of philanthropic expertise and a deep knowledge of community needs. Together, we can provide your clients with information and strategies for both lifetime and legacy giving.
JCF is your quiet partner. We respect your role as your clients’ trusted advisor. We may be part of the conversation, but you will always remain in control of your client relationships.
Attorneys, financial managers, and accountants are often the first people consulted when a person is ready to think about philanthropy — JCF is here to serve as a resource to enhance your practice.
Whether you are ready to refer a client immediately or would like to learn more about JCF, a member of our team is ready to assist you!
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Mailing Address:PO Box 1394, Port Hadlock, WA 98339
Physical Location:63 Julian Street, Glen CovePort Townsend, WA 98368off Fredericks Street in Glen Cove