Corporate Giving Fund

Open a Corporate Giving Fund Held at LBCF

The first step in opening a corporate giving fund is submitting a completed fund agreement. Scroll down to learn more about corporate giving funds or call us at (562) 435-9033 and let’s discuss opening a fund.

Learn More About Corporate Giving Funds

  • LBCF manages all or part of your corporate philanthropy program
  • Effective and efficient way to give in the community

  1. Highly personalized and flexible service tailored to your organization’s charitable interests.
  2. Assistance with grantmaking. When you outsource your grantmaking to our expert staff, we help develop grant criteria and guidelines and an employee contributions committee to review proposals.
  3. Training for your employee giving committee on how to read and evaluate grant proposals.
  4. An easy and secure online portal so you can view your fund balance and grantmaking activity 24/7.
  5. Grants administration and processing. We issue checks in your name and vet your chosen charities.
  6. Your funds are invested as part of a larger $3 billion portfolio, bringing you economies of scale investment results.
  7. Ability to have employees add to your fund as part of an employee giving program or during times of disaster.
  8. Invitations to exclusive Community Foundation events with philanthropists and nonprofits.

  1. Ability to outsource all or part of your corporate philanthropy program.
  2. No legal liability. The Community Foundation remains in full compliance with state and federal regulations as they relate to grants and contributions.
  3. Protective oversight of your fund provided on a local and national level.
  4. Name your corporate advised fund and issue grants in the company’s name or anonymously.
  5. Maximum allowable tax advantages for donations.
  6. Ability to accept a wide range of irrevocable charitable donations including cash, appreciated stock, real estate, and other assets.
  7. No federal excise tax on the investment income, like with a private foundation.
  8. No minimum annual payout requirement, unlike a private foundation.
  9. No separate tax return, unlike a private foundation.

Complete Fund Agreement

Submit a completed fund agreement or request a fund agreement for electronic signature at

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in a corporate giving fund held at the Long Beach Community Foundation. If you are ready to open a fund or need more information, fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you.

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