The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois is committed to honoring our donors’ philanthropic wishes.
CFNIL is ethically and legally obligated to complying with our donors’ intentions in perpetuity. Your passion is our purpose.
By starting an endowment at the Foundation, you will be partnering with an organization with more than six decades of experience working with donors. Our local staff knows the region, its nonprofit organizations, and its people. We can help you select the right type of endowment, discuss charitable projects and organizations to maximize the impact of your giving, and work with you or your professional counsel to accept large or complex gifts.
The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donors may receive an immediate tax benefit for gifts made to the Foundation.