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Why Partner with the Community Foundation?


Your nonprofit organization excels in providing essential programs to create a vibrant and healthy community. The Community Foundation of Volusia & Flagler is committed to strengthening and serving nonprofit agencies in our community so they may thrive for years to come. Our services include:

  1. Management of endowments and reserves for nonprofit organizations.
  2. Consulting with donors and their professional advisors for effective planned giving and complex non-cash type gift options.
  3. Agency development and governance training through the United Way Certified Partner Agency


Your relationship with the Community Foundation provides ways for your nonprofit to:

  • Empower your board and staff to focus your resources on generative activities such as donor relationship development and the impact of your programs, rather than investment management and administration.
  • Increase major endowed gifts by providing donors high confidence in expert oversight by an experienced and trusted community foundation professionals.
  • Increase lifetime gifts and bequests through skillful planned giving collaborations with donors and their trusted professional advisors.
  • Increase donor’s types of gifts through assistance with complex non-cash gift acceptance.
  • Increase investment efficiencies by pooling the fund with other foundation fund assets.
  • Alignment of investment interests. Our own funds are invested with the same managers and in the same pools.
  • Online access to fund information any time through our easy and secure Donor Central portal.
  • Receive expert training on various topics through the United Way Certified Partner Agency program, including endowment building and board training.
  • Increase your agency’s visibility, including:
    • Listing on the community foundation website and in annual reports and publications.
    • Donor strategic philanthropic consulting by the community foundation.