We Offer the following Fund Options

Agency Endowment

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

Donor determines how distribution will be handled on an annual basis. 

Donor Designated

Donor wants to provide support to specific nonprofit organization(s)

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

Donor Advised

Donor wants flexibility in the size and timing of gifts and grants. 

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

Donor wants to support a specific interest area or cause. 

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

Donor wants to support the educational pursuits of students. 

Donor defines student criteria upon establishing the fund. The Portage Foundation selects the recipients and makes awards through the annual scholarship process.