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Corporate Giving 

We offer custom services to help your company plan, govern and operate your community philanthropy.

Thank You 2024 Sponsors!

Giving Back is
Good for Business

We offer custom services to help your company plan, govern and operate your community philanthropy. We provide a simple yet powerful approach to giving with a variety of tools tailored to meet your company’s charitable giving needs.

Your business has a vested interest in the health and vitality of our region. Partnering with The Community Foundation is a convenient way to maximize impact for the people and communities you serve and generate a return on community investment. With deep grantmaking expertise and community knowledge, we can help you develop corporate giving programs, manage charitable funds, engage employees, or collaborate within our community.

Together, the Community Foundation and area businesses create full-circle partnerships that give back to our local communities and improve the region we call home.

​The Benefits

  1. Access to Experts: Rely on a charitable giving team’s expertise for community knowledge and to meet urgent needs.

  2. Brand Building: Enhanced public image, brand integrity, business development and government relations.

  3. Cost-Effective & Efficient: No startup costs, additional legal or CPA fees, all while maximizing your corporate tax deductions.

  4. Employee Empowerment: Employees care about making an impact. Corporate giving allows them to engage and take pride in their employer and community.

  5. Administrative Support: Compliance with IRS requirements and fiduciary responsibility without required tax filings.

  6. Grantmaking Services: We handle the administrative work, reducing the burden for your Finance, Community Relations and HR teams.

  7. Protected Funds: Budget for philanthropy is held securely at a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

  8. Managed Charitable Assets: Access to sophisticated investment options and financial management to grow charitable giving.

Our Corporate Members

Corporate Membership Options

Event Sponsor

The Benefits:

  • Targeted branding opportunities.

  • Engage with local leaders in key areas of interest.

Our nonprofit programs seek solutions to pressing community challenges. You may choose to support our Annual Nonprofit Conference or other community impact initiatives. Our core training and capacity building programs benefit from your underwriting support. Each level ensures special acknowledgment within your selected program.

Contact our Development Team for a complete list of options.

Annual Sponsor

The Benefits:

  • Year long branding opportunities

  • Large public recognition & exposure

  • Minimal time commitment with a big impact

With your annual support, you will make a significant impact and benefit from wide community exposure. By partnering with the Community Foundation, your business benefits from positive publicity with the Lower Shore's most trusted philanthropic partner. Our high-profile, year-long program showcases your business as supporting the community and contributing to its economic success.
See our Annual Sponsor page for complete details and benefits.

Annual Membership

The Benefits:

  • Year long name recognition

  • Improve goodwill with customers & clients

  • Support stronger communities.

Annual Corporate Membership shows your business values philanthropy and improving our community. Your membership lists you amongst the region's most charitable businesses.

  • Use of CFES Corporate Member seal on your material.

  • Annual name listing on CFES website.

  • Early access to CFES events


Membership Levels: $250 Coral | $750 Aqua | $1,500 Navy
* Gold & Platinum reserved for Annual Sponsors.

Corporate Giving Fund

The Benefits:

  • Contributions are generally tax deductible right away, while you have the ability to decide when to support your favorite charities.

  • Long-lasting charitable branding.

  • A hands-on approach to giving.

  • Receive CFES diligence & charitable guidance.

Corporate Giving Funds provide an alternative to managing your company’s charitable giving. We offer custom services to help your company plan, govern, and operate your community philanthropy. These funds can be tailored to support the causes and initiatives that align with your business's values.

A Corporate Giving Fund provides your company the opportunity to support charities of your choice on a time frame that makes sense for you. You also have the opportunity to select your preferred level of involvement in the grantmaking process.

See our Fund Type pages for a complete list of fund options.

How It Works:

  • You create a fund by making a tax-deductible gift to CFES.

  • You choose the name of your fund.

  • We work with you to design a grantmaking strategy and provide philanthropic support services.

  • You recommend grants to your favorite nonprofit organizations.

  • We issue the grant checks, send acknowledgements, and maintain the records so you don’t have to.

  • You receive benefits including tax advantages, online access and personal philanthropic services.

Contact our Development Team to discuss your corporate membership.

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