For Advisors – Working Together to Assist Your Clients

The Cherokee Strip Community Foundation is a resource and a partner to help you serve your clients’ charitable goals. The Foundation is a nonprofit philanthropic organization that serves the charitable needs of Enid and NW OK to develop and administer endowment funds with the goal of preserving capital and enhancing its value to benefit the communities it serves. Most donors give to us so that we can work together; they give through us to benefit many charities.

A Trusted Resource for Estate & Financial Planners

We help estate planners, financial planners and other professional advisors discuss the many benefits of charitable giving with their clients. As the Cherokee Strip Community Foundation, we are a trusted vehicle your clients can use to address the issues they care about most. At the same time, they will gain the maximum tax benefit under state and federal law.

 

We Work With You

You stay in control of your client relationships; we are here to help you serve your clients’ charitable giving needs.

 

We Partner With You

We provide support, information and expertise with charitable giving options; think of us

as your own planned giving resource.

 

 

We Help You Connect Across Generations.

When you help families establish a Donor Advised Fund at the Cherokee Strip Community Foundation, you begin an ongoing process of involvement with current and future generations.

 

Recommended Language for Bequests and Testamentary Gifts:

Donors wishing to designate a gift to CSCF in their will or trust should use the following language:

“I wish to give (choose appropriate statement) [a specific dollar amount] or [a percentage of the estate] or [a specific number of shares of a specified security] to the Cherokee Strip Community Foundation, P.O. Box 263, Enid, OK  73702.  Tax ID Number: 73-1547637 Attention: Executive Director. The Cherokee Strip Community Foundation may be contacted at 580-234-3988 or www.cherokeestripcf.com."

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Our Vision:

CSCF helps to grow the donors' giving in order to support the nonprofits that benefit our community.

 

Our Mission: 

CSCF is a nonprofit philanthropic organization that serves the charitable needs of the Cherokee Strip region through the development and administration of endowment and other funds with the goal of preserving capital and enhancing its value to the benefit of the communities it serves.

Our Tax ID:

73-1547637

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Why Work with a Community Foundation?

Top reasons people choose to give through a community foundations:

  • We are a local organization with deep roots in Northwest Oklahoma. 

  • Our professional staff has broad expertise regarding community issues and needs. 

  • We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual's charitable interests.

  • Our funds help people invest in the causes they care about most.

  • We accept a wide variety of assets, and can facilitate even the most complex forms of giving.

  • We partner with professional advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving.

  • We offer maximum tax advantages for most gifts under federal law.

  • We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants.

  • We build endowment funds that benefit the community forever and help create personal legacies.

  • We are a community leader, convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change.