Establishing an agency fund with the GiveWell Community Foundation can provide advantageous services for nonprofits. More than 60 local nonprofits have established funds the Community Foundation.
Sharing the good news of your grant helps you publicize your organization and its good work, recognizes the GiveWell Community Foundation and its donors, and promotes philanthropy. Please send a draft to our Communications Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org for approval before sending to print or posting online.
Please include an acknowledgement of the GiveWell Community Foundation’s funding of your projects in your press releases, website, newsletters, brochures, annual reports, or other promotional materials related to the project.
Under IRS code, it is required that the Community Foundation be mentioned when acknowledging a fund within the Foundation. Please use the following language to acknowledge your grant from a Foundation fundholder:
This grant was made possible by the [Name of Fund] within the GiveWell Community Foundation.
This project was funded [or “funded in part”] by a grant from the [Fund Name] within the GiveWell Community Foundation.
Materials are expected to have the GiveWell Community Foundation logo clearly visible. Please refer to the brand guidelines below to ensure proper use of the GiveWell Community Foundation logo. Black and white versions of the logo are available upon request.
When using the GWCF logo, please send a draft to our Communications Manager, Dave Walter, at email@example.com for approval before sending to print or posting online.