Why Give Through Us


The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is a safe and permanent home for your charitable vision. 

Your Philanthropy

The Community Foundation exists to serve our donors and make your charitable giving more impactful. When you choose to work with us for your philanthropy, you join a group of dedicated, like-minded individuals, families and businesses united by a passion for making a difference.

Seven reasons to partner with us:

  1. World-class service – it is our pleasure to assist you in making your philanthropy more rewarding, anyway we can.
  2. Flexibility – our team of professionals can help you achieve anything you wish, anywhere in the world with your philanthropy.
  3. Community expertise – from affordable housing to education, from the arts to the environment, our team of professionals has the local expertise to make your charitable gifts more impactful.
  4. Investment performance – a number of investment options provide you with greater asset class diversification; you may also continue to use your own private investment manager.
  5. Legacy planning – as our partner, you may specify the people you wish to direct your philanthropy to in the future, for many generations.
  6. Stewardship – as a public entity led by the leaders of our community, your philanthropic intent will be protected forever.
  7. Tax benefits – partnering with us allows you the greatest tax benefits provided, significantly higher than charitable gifts to a private foundation. Starting a Fund at the Community Foundation is also an attractive alternative to having a private foundation. Read more here.


Ways to Give

There are many ways to give. Choose the gift option that matches your goals. Here are 7 easy options

View our administrative fee schedule here. 

Read about our fund types here.