Professional Advisor Resources

Below are a list of resources to help you help your clients fulfill their charitable desires.

Useful Documents & Tools
Frequently Asked Questions
Donor Advised Funds vs Private Foundations
Eight Reasons Why People will Give to a Community Foundation but not Directly to a Charity
Video- Community Foundations & Professional Advisor Partnerships: Nearly 100 Years Strong!
This video features Certified Financial Planner, Bryan Clontz, and Attorney/Certified Financial Planner, Peter L. Peterson, and their personal accounts on how to use the community foundation as a tool for their client’s estate plans.
GSCF Policies and Procedures for Establishment and Operation of Component Funds
GSCF Gift and Fund Acceptance Policies
GSCF Statement of Investment Policy

Useful Links
Council on Foundations
Kansas Association of Community Foundations- Professional Advisor Resources

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