There are many avenues within which individuals, families and companies can make gifts both large and small to The Guernsey County Foundation.

You can make a charitable donation to any of the Funds through an affiliate website.

No time like the present

One popular method of contributing to The Guernsey County Foundation is to make current gifts of cash or securities. A number of individuals and companies have chosen this means.

In memoriam

The presentation of a gift in memory of a friend or loved one is an appropriate way of indicating both care and concern at a time of loss, allowing the memory of that individual to live on in the betterment of our community.

Honoring important achievements

Making a donation in honor of individuals is a way of recognizing personal accomplishment in a manner that creates a positive impact in our community.

Corporate commitment

Many corporate neighbors within our community express their social responsibility through direct contributions to numerous charities in the region. Another way corporations can achieve their objectives is by establishing a relationship with the Guernsey County Foundation. The Foundation can provide services to facilitate these charitable community-oriented endeavors.

Life insurance

Gifts of life insurance policies may be made by making The Guernsey Foundation as owner and irrevocable beneficiary. The present value of the policy may be deductible for income tax purposes.

Future giving

There are many attractive arrangements for presenting future or deferred gifts. Deferred gifts offer the donor the benefit of a current tax deduction in exchange for the commitment of funds to a charitable purpose at same later date.

Bequests

After providing for loved ones, many donors make bequests to the Guernsey County Foundation in their wills or trust. Estate taxes are saved and the good works that a donor valued in our community during his or her lifetime can now continue through Foundation efforts.

Donations

Make a secure online donation to the Guernsey Family of Funds - be sure to name the fund you would like your contribution to be applied to in the Designation box.

Guernsey Family of Funds

The Guernsey County Foundation could be described as a “friend raiser” for charitable funds benefiting Guernsey County. By leading others to open component funds for the county with the Nelsonville-based Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), the organization’s leadership helped to add 19 new funds for combined funds totaling more than $1,000,000.

Some of our funds include:
  • Cambridge Foundation
  • CHS Class of 1957
  • Kevin Ritz Family Foundation
  • Find all the Family of Funds.