Thinking of Starting a Fund?
Donors are at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on making meaningful connections that lead to positive change for our region. Whether you are just getting started or are looking to focus your philanthropy, we can help you learn about and support the causes and organizations you care about — now and for years to come.
Tax or estate planning? Just sold your business or exercised stock options? Are you looking to celebrate or memorialize a loved one? Whatever your motivation, when you're ready to give, GCF is here to help.
Why partner with us?
Gloucester Community Foundation is built upon the generosity of people who share a love of place and who want their philanthropy to have a meaningful and lasting impact. Of the many individuals and families who have partnered with us, here are some of the top reasons they trust us to carry out their philanthropic vision.
- We connect donors with causes they care about.
- We offer many ways to give.
- We can achieve more together than we can alone.
- We share our community knowledge and insight and provide leadership on local issues.
Types of Funds
Setting up a fund at GCF is easy and effective and often can be accomplished in one short meeting. We offer many different types of funds, each customized to help you make the most of your giving.