Ways you can give through Central Florida Foundation

There are many ways to support the organizations and causes you care about most through the Central Florida Foundation. Our knowledgeable and professional staff can assist you with creating your own fund, donating to an existing fund, leaving a legacy through planned giving, and supporting our community initiatives. Let us handle the administrative details and share our deep knowledge of the community so you can make a greater giving impact.

Ways You Can Give

Create Your Own Fund

There are many reasons you might be inspired to start a fund – whether you’re looking for a flexible and easy alternative to maintaining a foundation, building on a tradition of giving, or interested in creating a legacy – there are many options to help you accomplish your goals.

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Donate to Exisiting Funds

If now is not the right time to create a fund, you can simply make an outright gift online to an existing fund that matches your passion.

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Support Our Initiatives

We have a number of community-focused initiatives and affiliates that are working on specific philanthropic priorities, including our Entrepreneurs in Action, Women in Philanthropy, Homeless Impact Fund, Better Together Fund and others.

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Planned Giving

You can use different types of assets to establish a fund, give to an existing fund and make a planned gift. Giving can be done directly or through a gift model that can provide tax benefits and even income.

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Transfer of Wealth

A golden opportunity to make a charitable investment that will strengthen our community for future generations and serve as an inspiration to others to do the same. Click here to download more information about the Transfer of Wealth. Click the county below to download Transfer of Wealth Information for your area:

Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Polk, Brevard, Volusia, Sumter, Marion.

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Create Your Own Fund

There are many reasons you might be inspired to start a fund – whether you’re looking for a flexible and easy alternative to maintaining a foundation, building on a tradition of giving, or interested in creating a legacy – there are many options to help you accomplish your goals.

Learn More

Donate to Exisiting Funds

If now is not the right time to create a fund, you can simply make an outright gift online to an existing fund that matches your passion.

Donate online now.

Support Our Initiatives

We have a number of community-focused initiatives and affiliates that are working on specific philanthropic priorities, including our Entrepreneurs in Action, Women in Philanthropy, Homeless Impact Fund, Better Together Fund and others.

Learn more

Planned Giving

You can use different types of assets to establish a fund, give to an existing fund and make a planned gift. Giving can be done directly or through a gift model that can provide tax benefits and even income.

Learn More

Transfer of Wealth

A golden opportunity to make a charitable investment that will strengthen our community for future generations and serve as an inspiration to others to do the same. Click here to download more information about the Transfer of Wealth. Click the county below to download Transfer of Wealth Information for your area:

Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Polk, Brevard, Volusia, Sumter, Marion.

Contact us for more information

What You Can Give

Cash

A popular and simple way to give that provides an immediate tax deduction.

Appreciated Securities

We accept both closely held and publicly traded stock. Give appreciated stock or mutual fund shares that you have held for more than one year and avoid capital gains taxes and earn a charitable tax deduction based on the market value. To learn more click here.

Real Estate

If held for more than a year, real estate usually provides the same tax benefits as gifts of securities.

Life Insurance

Name Central Florida Foundation as owner and beneficiary of your policy or retain ownership and name us as primary or contingent beneficiary.

IRAs and Other Qualified Retirement Plans/Funds

Your heirs may realize substantial tax savings if you name a charitable fund as beneficiary of your retirement plan. Name charities to benefit from your fund or name heirs as advisors.

Closely-Held Stock

We consider gifts of limited liability company interests and limited partnership interests.

Bequests and Trusts

Establish a charitable fund through your will or other giving vehicle because it’s simple, minimizes estate taxes and can be advised by your heirs. Click here for sample language.

Convert a Private Foundation

There are several reasons to convert a private foundation please click here to learn more about the benefits. An advised fund or a supporting organization are two options to consider when converting a private foundation. Click here to read more about these options.

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“We didn’t want our charitable giving to be a one time windfall for a 501(c)(3), but rather a reliable source of revenue now and for generations to come.” – John Lowndes

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