ENGAGING DONORS - We provide creative solutions to help you meet your philanthropic goals today, tomorrow and forever. Our expert staff will work with you to create a personalized legacy that supports the community and the causes you care most about.

Community foundations provide a simple, powerful and highly personal approach to giving.


Why give through the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation?

  1. We are a local organization with deep roots in the community.
  2. Our staff and volunteers have broad expertise regarding our community's issues and needs.
  3. We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual's charitable and financial interests.
  4. Our funds help people invest in the causes they care about most.
  5. We accept a wide variety of assets and can facilitate even the most complex forms of giving.
  6. We partner with professional advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving.
  7. We offer maximum tax advantage under federal law for most gifts.
  8. We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants.
  9. We build endowment funds that benefit the community forever and help create personal legacies.
  10. We are a community leader, convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change.