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Why Give to the Community Foundation of Des Moines County


We partner with professional advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving.

We offer maximum tax advantage under state and federal law.

We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants.

We build endowment funds that benefit the community forever and help create personal legacies.

We are a community leader, convening agencies and coordinating resources to create positive change.

We are a local organization with deep roots in Des Moines County.

Our professional program staff has broad expertise regarding community foundations and gift planning.

We can provide a highly personalized service tailored to each individual's charitable and financial interests.

Our Donor Advised Funds help people invest in the causes they care about most. 

We accept a wide variety of assets and can facilitate even the most complex forms of giving, utilizing local attorneys, trust officers and investment advisors. 

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