Open A Fund

Whether you're looking to open your own fund, plan your legacy gift, or contribute to an existing initiative, the Greater Washington Community Foundation offers a variety of vehicles to direct your charitable giving. 

Working with us means you receive:

A dedicated partner focused on achieving your charitable goals. 

Our professional staff can provide expert philanthropic advisory services to help develop and implement a charitable giving plan that achieves your goals, while creating a lasting impact on the causes that matter most to you.

The benefits of charitable giving with more flexibility and less work. 

Doing your giving with The Community Foundation makes it possible to maximize the tax benefits and the impact of your philanthropy without the labor of a private foundation.

An expert in local philanthropy.


Our background in regional philanthropy spans more than 45 years of leading community initiatives, funding nonprofit organizations, and managing hundreds of funds for donors throughout the region.

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Opening a fund with us is easy, and we're ready to help you.