Setting up a Charitable Trust
A Named Fund at the Community Foundation works just like a Charitable Trust. It allows you to support issues and areas of your choosing, but saves you all the trouble of appointing trustees, handling investments and dealing with lots of correspondence.
Funds are used to offer support to charitable projects that you as donor wish to support. These charitable projects can be anywhere in the world and can be ones you are already familiar with, ones that your friends and family wish to support, or ones CCF introduce you to having understood the types of projects you are interested in.
We try to be flexible with regard to fund size. A fund can be opened with any sum but we would not start making grants from the fund until the balance was £5,000.
If you want to learn more about how to set up your own Named Fund at CCF, please email or call the office.