“Transferring the assets of
our father’s Trust to a fund with the
Scottish Community Foundation has
meant that we can continue to support
the good causes that he believed
in without any of the administration”

Alan and Alison Findlay
Bertha Fund

Why work with us?

SCF is a resource that helps you handle your client’s charitable giving plans in an effective and meaningful way.

We work as your partner. We’re here to help you provide a full range of services to your clients, while you stay in control of your client relationships.

We are experts on charitable giving. From keeping track of regular donations to setting up an alternative to a charitable trust, we can support you in meeting your clients’ needs.

We are experts about our community, so we can help your clients target their giving to make the greatest possible difference.

We help you connect across generations. When you help families establish a charitable fund with us, you and they can stay involved for generations.

We help your clients donate a variety of assets. Be it cash or appreciated securities, these are assets your clients can give now or later, as part of their will.

As a charity, we offer maximum tax benefits. Also, there is no cost attached in setting-up a fund at SCF, and it is significantly easier to set-up than a charitable trust.


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A Day in the Life of a Grants Officer

Why work with us?