Founded in 1986, the Black River Falls Area Foundation is one of more than 550 community foundations in the nation and part of an exciting philanthropic movement that began in 1914.
The concept of a community foundation is simple: a means to build a substantial amount of money over time from contributions and a means to use the income from these funds to meet the community’s charitable needs now and into the future.
Community foundations play a significant role in their communities. As public charities under the law, they offer their donors maximum tax advantages. They also share common traits: