The Hardin County Community Endowment Foundation offers a wide variety of fund types available to meet your individual needs.
Search the various fund types to see the ways that you can invest in improving the quality of life throughout Hardin County.
By establishing an Agency Fund, the board members and volunteers can focus on the agency mission and endowment building while the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines handles the investment of the endowment.
Charitable gift annuities require no trust administration, no setup costs to the donor and provide a partial charitable income tax deduction for the donor.
While you determine the direction of your Field of Interest Fund, maintenance is left to the Foundation who continually monitors changing community needs to ensure grants make the most impact in your field of interest.
You may add to your Field of Interest Fund any time and so can others who share your interests in the community.
You may add to your Scholarship Fund at anytime and so can others who share your interests in the community.
An initial contribution of $1,000 and pledge a minimum annual contribution of $600 is needed to build the Seed Fund to $10,000 over an approximately ten-years. Once the fund has matured to $10,000, you can start distributing to the causes and charities of your choice. No fees are charged while the fund grows and your donations are tax deductible. Donors who establish or give to Endow Iowa qualified funds are eligible to receive a 25% Endow Iowa Tax Credit in addition to normal federal charitable income tax deductions.