A Foundation You Can Trust
The Foundation also offers ongoing sound leadership and professional management. It is operated by a board of Trustees whose members are chosen for their knowledge and understanding of the community. They serve on a voluntary basis to protect the long-term interests and growth of the Foundation’s assets. Operating expenses for the Foundation are minimal.
The Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation gains additional strength from its affiliation with the Fifth Third Bank Trust Co. for investment purposes. However, decisions regarding fundraising and the distribution of funds remain in the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation.
The Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation is a vehicle through which individuals, families, companies, and charitable organizations can make current and planned gifts to benefit the community, both today and for years to come. Charitable funds serve purposes as varied as the donors who create them. Donors may establish a fund to support the community’s greatest areas of need, a broad field of interest, or specific charitable organizations or programs.
Gifts can give forever because the Foundation invests the charitable capital to make certain there are resources for the future.
The Foundation offers unique flexibility, making it possible for donors to benefit a variety of philanthropic purposes.
As a public charity, the Foundation offers maximum tax benefits.
Maximizing returns while minimizing expenses, the Foundation offers a variety of investment options.
A volunteer Governing Committee of experienced community leaders oversees foundation management and use of funds.