Community Foundations

11 Sep, 2019

Our Role in Philanthropy

Our Role in Philanthropy At the Community Foundation of Shelby County, we help people who want to provide a lasting gift to help the community. We assist donors in creating charitable funds to benefit the regions, causes, or organizations of their choosing. Some charitable funds have one donor while others are established by the gifts

17 Apr, 2019

Collective Power of Giving

Collective Power of Giving The concept is simple, but so very powerful.  Like, many things in life, doing things together is so much more fun and meaningful then doing things alone.  Charitable giving is no different.  In today times, channeling information through the digital realm makes connecting with individuals easier.  We are more aware of

4 Feb, 2019

What inspires us: Community

What is a community?  The word itself connects us with each other.  It is a group of people sharing a common place, in which they call home.  Meeting common needs is the driving force behind the formation of communities; most people identify and participate in the well-being of their community. Some would say it’s about