In 2018, donor-directed grantmaking through donor-advised funds held at Rose Community Foundation totaled $9.6 million and reflected a broad range of community interests supported by our donors. These grants do not necessarily align with our program areas, nor are they restricted to our seven-county service area.

The donor-directed grants awarded in 2018 include:

  • Grants recommended from donor funds held at the Foundation
  • Matching gifts to qualified charities that received personal contributions from our trustees, committee members and staff
  • Discretionary grants
  • Animal Welfare and Environment

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 45 grants, $217,408
    • Matching Gifts: 11 grants, $1,882
  • Arts, Culture and Media

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 66 grants, $2,236,742
    • Matching Gifts: 23 grants, $8,350
  • Children and Youth

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 33 grants, $235,550
    • Matching Gifts: 28 grants, $9,600
  • Economic Self-Sufficiency and Safety Net

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 29 grants, $64,634
    • Matching Gifts: 19 grants, $9,290
  • Education

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 69 grants, $350,970
    • Matching Gifts: 44 grants, $25,280
  • General Community Support

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 45 grants, $434,366
    • Matching Gifts: 24 grants, $10,090
  • Health and Mental Health

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 97 grants, $486,033
    • Matching Gifts: 37 grants, $18,980
  • Higher Education

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 30 grants, $357,450
    • Matching Gifts: 12 grants, $10,250
  • International

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 26 grants, $40,154
    • Matching Gifts: 4 grants, $1,405
  • Jewish Organizations

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 193 grants, $4,633,929
    • Matching Gifts: 38 grants, $35,089
  • Other Faith-Based Institutions

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 10 grants, $133,400
    • Matching Gifts: 2 grants, $600
  • Social Justice

    • Donor-Advised Funds: 54 grants, $269,160
    • Matching Gifts: 34 grants, $15,240