July 18, 2014

10 Reasons People Choose to Give to Saginaw Community Foundation

People give for a number of reasons, all very personal to them. What motivates you? Perhaps you feel strongly about a cause. Perhaps an organization has touched your life or the lives of loved ones. Maybe you want to create a legacy and set an example that inspires others to give. Or your giving is a way to get your family together and pass along your values to younger generations.


For as many motivations as there are to give, there are ways of giving. The key to having a rewarding giving experience is finding the best fit — for your charitable priorities, financial goals and personal preferences. Here are 10 reasons why individuals, businesses and corporations choose to give to Saginaw Community Foundation:


#1: Proven.

We’re firmly rooted, well-established and have been making an impact in Saginaw County since 1984.


#2: Knowledgeable.

We have broad expertise on our community’s issues and needs.


#3: Personalization.

We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual’s charitable and financial interests.


#4: Passion.

Our funds help people invest in the causes they are most passionate about.


#5: Flexibility.

We accept a wide variety of assets and can facilitate even the most complex forms of giving.


#6: Partnerships.

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


#7: Local.

Unless otherwise specified, your gift stays right here to benefit the citizens of Saginaw County.


#8: Impactful.

We multiply gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants for maximum impact.


#9: For good. For ever.

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


#10: Leadership.

We are a collaborative community leader, coordinating resources to create positive change.


Discover more

Great things are happening in our community. And it’s all thanks to our incredible donors. They all believe in making a visible, lasting community impact … for good, for ever. We’re excited to share the good news about projects we’ve been able to bring to life. Read our latest annual report and discover the many ways we are all impact.