Since 1991, thousands of people have chosen to give to causes they care about through the Marshall County Community Foundation. Anyone can be a philanthropist. Whether contributing to an existing fund or starting a new one, charitable endowments at MCCF improve the quality of life for the citizens of Marshall County and succeeding generations. MCCF receives gifts from people who care about Marshall County communitites, invest these gifts forever, and uses the investment earnings to make grants each year to charitable causes.
On this page are stories of MCCF donors who are among those that have made contributions aligned with their values, life experiences, insterests and desire to help Marshall County communities thrive. There are stories of vision. There are stories of compassion and commitment for others. There are stories of dedication to the arts, education and the environment. There are stories of parents inspiring children and neighbors caring for each other.
Whether you have a crystal clear concept of what you hope to accomplish with your philanthropy-- or an idea that is just taking shape-- the Marshall County Community Foundation can help you achieve your philanthropic goals. Your options range from creating a named fund for the common good to address emerging and evolving community needs, to establishing a donor advised fund from which you will recommend grants yourself, to designating one organization to benefit from your gift in perpetuity.
Whatever your wishes, your hopes, your dreams for the future of your community, a charitable fund at the Marshall County community Foundation can make them a reality. MCCF can help make your generosity more personal and more powerful.
"Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it."