Benefits of Using Dearborn Community Foundation
The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc., in just nine years has
established itself as the leading charitable organization in Dearborn
County. The DCF staff is a group of courteous,
experienced professionals that are dedicated to making a difference in
their community through top-notch service to
donors, grantees and other community members, as well as, by
providing professional support to board members.
DCF offers trustworthy, local expertise, and personalized service to help any
donor create a legacy that makes a difference in our community.
DCF has been in existence since December 1997. We are the leading
charitable organization in our community. Others turn to us for support and
advice. We take pride in playing the role of the
leading nonprofit in our community. We take special pride in carrying out
the dreams of our donors.
We Volunteer Too!
Our staff and board and committee members are made up of caring,
concerned members of our community who volunteer their time serving numerous
other organizations in Dearborn County. The people
who make up our board and committees are also donors and they understand the
needs in our community because they are involved.
We will work with you to give now or in the future. We will help you
customize a giving plan that makes your charitable giving wishes come true.
An independent, certified audit of DCF is completed annually. The
Foundation makes all audit reports and financials available to the public
upon request. (see our
Public Availability here)
We Get Personal
We will meet with you, and, at your request, we will meet with your
financial advisor or your attorney to discuss your charitable giving needs.
want to be recognized publicly for your generous contribution, or if you
want to remain anonymous.
Maximum Tax Deductions
DCF is a community foundation and donors’ contributions qualify for the
maximum deduction allowed in the year when gifts are made. Of course, we
suggest donors seek advice from professional
advisors regarding tax issues.
Top-notch Investment Advisors
Our investment advisors manage a portfolio aimed at long-term growth in