The Marin Community Foundation
Connects the people who want to create change in the world with the organizations that can produce the greatest impact.
Perhaps there’s a cause or an organization that’s special to you. Perhaps giving is a family tradition. Or maybe you want to start a family tradition. Whatever the reason, you want to partner with someone who understands you and your goals and can make your experience easy, effective and joyful.
We're here to provide access to the people, resources and issue-area expertise to transform your philanthropic ambitions into reality.
1 Established in 1987
2 Distributes over $65 million in grants annually
3 Distribution trustee for the Buck Family Fund
4 10th largest community foundation in the country
5 Partners with over 450 individuals & families in their giving
6 Administers more than $1.6 billion in philanthropic assets
The answer is simple: individualized service. Tell us the type of experience you want and we’ll deliver it. You’d like to meet with your personal advisor quarterly? Done. Interested in designing a family giving strategy? We’ll facilitate it. Thinking about international grantmaking opportunities? We’ll do the research.
Tailored. Focused. Personal. It’s all about you.
"Dedicated people in a well-run organization committed to making philanthropy the pleasure that it should be."- MCF Donor
"MCF provides an invaluable analytical approach to grant-making as well as meaningful assistance in formulating a giving plan."- MCF Donor
"MCF makes it possible for donors to focus more of their time on grant making by efficiently handling administration, accounting, correspondence, and investing and by acting as a resource of information about effectively-run charities."- MCF Donor