If you want your charitable dollar to benefit more general concerns that are important to you, then a Field of Interest Fund is the way to go.
A Field of Interest Fund supports a broadly-defined area, such as health, the arts, the environment…or a more narrowly-defined interest, such as dental care for children of low-income families.
Donors identify the area(s) of interest in which you would like to make an impact. You can then participate in the grantmaking process or utilize the Community Foundation’s experience and expertise to identify worthy grantees, knowing that your gift will fund important needs within your area of concern.
Or, if you wish to benefit residents of a geographic region…such as folks in your home town…then you just need to include this information on the Fund Agreement Form when your establish the fund.