From one generation ... to the next
The Fond du Lac Area Foundation is a community foundation that exists for the good of the community. The Foundation is a 501 (c)3 organization with a purpose to build a permanent & lasting endowment to support the charitable needs of the community now and forever. Since 1975, the Fond du Lac Area Foundation has partnered with generous individuals, families, and businesses to strengthen our community through charitable giving. The Foundation is dedicated to helping people just like you achieve your charitable dreams, no matter how big or small.
The Foundation provides the following:
A service to donors who have a charitable dream. The Foundation works with them to ensure that their charitable dream is set up properly, documented and carried out to the donor's specifications. Provide donors with a Legacy Society to allow their names to live on forever through planned giving.
Grants for the charitable good of the community to support health and human services, education, the arts, the environment, etc.
The Foundation acts as a neutral convenor and collaborator to work with individuals and organizations to determine unmet needs within our community and find ways to meet those needs.
Confirmed in Compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations
FOUNDATION TO HONOR HENKEN'S & JOANN WARD! The Fond du Lac Area Foundation will be holding its annual “Celebration of Giving” dinner by paying tribute to the extraordinary philanthropic spirit of the people of our community. Please click here
Fond du Lac Area Foundation 2015 Contributions: Thank you to all of our loyal donors whose generosity allows the Foundation to create endowments, award grants, and improve the overall vitality of the Fond du Lac Community. Please click here
Have you joined your friends yet that have become a part of the Foundation's Legacy Society? Your planned gift will have meaning and impact for generations to come. Legacy giving does not require a large income or a vast estate. It only requires you to let the Foundation know that you have chosen to make a difference by identifying the Foundation in your will or estate plan. To learn more about the Legacy Society please click here