Endowed Donor Funds that Are as Diverse as Our Community

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When it comes to the types of donor funds offered through the Portage Foundation, there are many differences but one thing is constant: the impact will be felt today and well into the future. 

AGENCY ENDOWMENT

Perfect for a nonprofit organization looking for help in meeting current and future financial needs.

The donor determines how distribution will be handled on an annual basis.

DONOR DESIGNATED

This fund is designed for a donor who wants to provide support to specific nonprofit organization(s).

The donor names the nonprofit recipient(s) when establishing the fund. The Portage Foundation distributes fund to the recipient organization(s) annually.

DONOR ADVISED

When flexibility in the size and timing of gifts and grants is desired, a Donor Advised fund is best.

Donor recommends grants for nonprofit organizations at any time. Foundation may also suggest programs, projects, or organizations that align with donor’s interests.

FIELD OF INTEREST

A fund for donors who want to support a specific interest area or cause.

The donor names an interest or cause when establishing the fund. The Portage Foundation selects local nonprofit recipients and makes awards through the annual grants process.

SCHOLARSHIP

For donors who want to support the educational pursuits of students.

The student criteria is established by the donor upon establishing the fund. The Portage Foundation selects the recipients and makes awards through the annual scholarship process.

Learn More

Contact our office to schedule a meeting to learn more about the funds offered by the Portage Foundation and which might be best for your needs.