How to Give

The Community Foundation provides various giving options. We will work with you, your family, or your professional advisor as you decide how best to impact the community. Regardless of the size of the gift or type of fund, all administrative details will be expertly handled and customized specifically to your interests. Finally, we will help you decide which type of asset to use in achieving your charitable goals.

Give Online

Please click the green “Donate Now” button at the top right of this screen.

Transfer Stocks and Bonds

We will professionally facilitate the direct transfer of stock gifts in order to achieve your philanthropic goals. Generally, gifts of stocks, bonds, or mutual funds can be transferred from your brokerage account to the Foundation’s account with Mason Securities, Inc. Please call us at (812) 333-9016 for more information.

Mail a Check

Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County
100 S. College Avenue, Suite 240
Bloomington, IN 47404

Please make your check payable to the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County with the name of the fund to which you are donating written on the check’s memo line.

Give to an Existing Fund

You can choose from one of our over 290 existing funds and donate to issue areas that you are most passionate about.

Establish a Fund

You can name a fund, creating a long-term source of support for our community. For more information, contact COO and Development Director, Meagan Niese at [email protected].

Make a Planned Gift

Explore the benefits of including the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County in your will or living trust through an insurance or retirement plan designation. You may also choose a charitable vehicle that allows you to provide for your loved ones while reducing taxes and supporting your favorite charitable organizations or causes. View more planned giving options.

Once you have decided the way in which you want to establish your philanthropic legacy and the type of asset you would like to give, you can select one of the following convenient giving methods.

Visit Our Office

Our Development team is always happy to meet with you to discuss the best giving plan for you. You can visit us during office hours to talk with our team anytime. Our skilled donor services coordinator is eager to meet with you.

We encourage you to consult with your legal or other professional advisor to determine the most advantageous and appropriate giving strategies.