Listed below are a variety of resources about the Community Foundation that we hope you find useful. If you would like a printed copy of the most recent annual report, or our most recent audit, please have us contact you.

Annual Reports to the Community

Governing Documents

Form 990

The Form 990 and Form 990-T are annual reporting returns that nonprofit tax-exempt organizations are required to file with the IRS. It provides information on the organization’s mission, programs, and finances. The Community Foundation’s fiscal year begins July 1 and ends on June 30. The year of reporting for the From 990 and 990-T will always appear to be one to two years behind the current year, due to the fiscal year dates and the IRS filing requirements.

Sample Bequest Language

Click here to view or download sample bequest language for estate planning use.

Grant Distribution Request Form

This online form allows donors, fund representatives and other authorized persons to make a request for a grant to be distributed from their fund. Click here to complete the Grant Request Form.

Fundraising Policy

Click here to view the policies and guidelines for fundraising for component funds.

Conflict of Interest Policy

Click here to read the Community Foundation's conflict of interest policy.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Click here to read the Community Foundation's nondiscrimination policy.

Policies for Scholarship Programs

Click here to read the Community Foundation's scholarship program policies.





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