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© 2013 Greater Everett Community Foundation
2823 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett - Mailing address: PO Box 5549, Everett, WA 98206
(425) 212-4056 - FAX: (425) 212-4059
Reasons to Give
As a result of the unique power of endowments, your gift grows and continues
to benefit the community both now and in the future.
You can choose to benefit the causes you care most deeply about.
Our Foundation board, staff, and advisors exercise strict fiduciary responsibility
over all assets and provide prudent stewardship of donor funds.
Gifts qualify for maximum tax deductibility for income, gift and estate tax purposes.
We assist our donors in connecting with the community needs they care about,
and the programs and organizations that address those needs.
You can start a fund now and add to it through an estate distribution from a will or trust,
or through an income-generating method such as a charitable remainder trust or gift annuity.
Once established, funds can be augmented at any time by additional gifts. Grants from the fund
will always be recorded in the name of the fund, a lasting symbol of a highly personal charitable ethic.
We pool the funds which allows us to provide full services to each fund at a fraction of the cost
of administering each separately so more money goes to charity.
Annual reports are provided through an independent audit and filing of tax returns, and public
disclosure of all grant activities.Our active Board of Directors help oversee all grantmaking decisions.
We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants. Over the last five years
the Greater Everett Community Foundation has given almost $1.5 million in grants to over 300 organizations
throughout Snohomish County.