Greater Toledo Community Foundation is the community foundation serving the Toledo region, including northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan with a particular emphasis on the greater Toledo area. Greater Toledo Community Foundation is a collection of individual, family, organization and business funds that are used to accomplish the diverse philanthropic goals of our donors and meet the needs of the community.
The Foundation provides a variety of arrangements through which citizens may donate gifts in any amount to meet the changing needs of the community. In general, only the investment earnings are used for grantmaking purposes, leaving the principal intact in perpetuity. In this way, we are building a permanent endowment to support community needs in areas such as social services, the arts, education, neighborhood and urban affairs, natural resources, and physical and mental health.
In addition to that of responsive grantmaker, the Foundation plays a variety of other civic roles such as educator, catalyst or convener on key community issues and makes available the expertise of its professional staff to a wide range of community efforts.
Toledo Community Foundation, Inc., dba Greater Toledo Community Foundation, is a public, charitable foundation which exists to improve the quality of life in the region by:
For nearly 50 years, Greater Toledo Community Foundation has worked with individuals, families and businesses, assisting them in making effective choices that match their philanthropic interests and needs while creating a better community for generations to come.
The Foundation is governed by a 16-member Board of Trustees composed of community and business leaders, and managed by a staff recognized for its expertise in specific program areas.
Greater Toledo Community Foundation is made up of more than 900 funds created by individuals, families, organizations and businesses in our area. It offers donors of all means the opportunity to have a lasting impact on the community.
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