TYPES OF FUNDS

We work with people to create funds that will benefit the community now and in the future.

UNRESTRICTED FUNDS

A donor who wants to help the community but does not have a specific program or charity in mind can establish an undesignated fund. This allows our experienced staff and board to assess community needs and award grants to the nonprofits that undertake our community's most critical work. 

FIELD OF INTEREST FUNDS

Field of Interest Funds create grants that meet the needs of a particular field (i.e. youth, elderly, literacy, food security) or geographical area that is of interest to you, the donor.

DONOR ADVISED FUNDS

Donor Advised Funds make philanthropy easy and fun because you are involved in the grant-making.  Donate to the causes you care about, grow your donation tax-free, and recommend grants to your favorite charities. It's also a great way of involving family members in philanthropy.


DESIGNATED FUNDS

You can support the good work of a specific program or nonprofit of your choosing. Your gift provides that organization with a permanent source of reliable funding, investment management services, and planning giving support. 

AGENCY FUNDS (Organizational Endowment Fund)

Agency Funds (Organizational Endowment Funds) are created by nonprofit and public organization to provide stable income to to meet both current and future needs. The Cherokee Strip Community Foundation handles all administrative and investment responsibilities, freeing the organization to pursue its charitable mission.