Inspiring Philanthropy: Giving through TCF

Our work is inspired by people like you - individuals, families and organizations who want to see the Greater Richmond region continue to thrive and grow for generations to come.

When you establish a charitable fund at TCF, our team can help connect your generosity with needs and opportunities in our community. We are here to ensure that your giving is easy, efficient and meaningful. Let us help you achieve the greatest possible impact in areas you care about the most.

"I see TCF as a leader in addressing critical needs in our community. I appreciate being affiliated with such a high quality foundation."

TCF donor


Molly Dean Bittner
Sr. VP, Philanthropic Services

    6 Reasons to Partner with TCF

  1. Local knowledge – We know the needs of our community and can align people, ideas and resources to advance solutions.
  2. Experience – We help you achieve your philanthropic objectives through simple or complex gift scenarios.
  3. Simplicity – We handle grant processing, tax filings and other administrative paperwork so you can focus on giving.
  4. Permanence – Our funds are structured to grow and honor charitable intent in perpetuity.
  5. Top-tier investment management – Our partnership with Spider Management Company LLC has produced consistent superior investment performance, creating lasting impact for our region.
  6. Personalized Service – We work closely with you to develop a giving approach that matches your personal interests and tax planning needs.

Your philanthropic goals are our first priority at TCF. We can put your vision into action today or make a plan for the future. The choice is yours.

Giving Options


What happens after you establish a fund? When you partner with us, you receive access to a wide range of services designed to help further your philanthropic goals. We can connect you with people who share your interests, data and insights to make informed grant decisions and tools to make your giving seamless.


Guide to Giving

Discover the benefits of working through The Community Foundation.

Guide to Giving [PDF]