Community Foundation Stories from the Field

Community Foundations make a real impact in their communities—as is demonstrated through these stories from the field. Use these stories as examples on how you can frame your own message of impact.

  • #CF100 Videos - The Council on Foundations commemorated the 100th anniversary of the world’s first community foundation, The Cleveland Foundation, by highlighting stories that show how community foundations are addressing critical local and regional issues. Community Foundations submitted videos that shared how they were building a remarkable future with the communities they serve.
  • Donor Advised Fund Success Stories – One tool, many impacts. Includes examples from 44 states across the country about the vital importance of Donor Advised Funds.
  • Strengthening Communities Blog Posts - Blog posts written by community foundation leaders on the Council's RE:Philanthropy Blog.