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Your Partner in Philanthropy

As a professional advisor, your clients rely on your guidance when making important financial decisions. When it comes to charitable giving, we can partner with you to simplify your clients' giving and maximize their impact.

When you partner with the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation, you'll have access to a suite of charitable giving options for your clients, as well as a professional team with deep and broad experience in community investment, charitable giving, legacy planning and philanthropic strategy. You can feel confident in knowing that your clients' charitable wishes and financial goals are our top priority.

Working with us, you'll enjoy:

Personalized, local service

We'll work with you to develop a plan that meets your clients' values and passions, and addresses their tax-planning needs. And since we are located in Sioux Falls, you'll receive top-notch service.

And, unlike a Private Foundation, we can establish a donor advised fund or make a grant in a way that will protect your client's privacy if they desire.

Experience with complex, non-cash assets

In addition to gifts of cash and marketable securities, the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation also accept gifts of real estate, appreciated stock and other securities, grain or other commodities, qualified retirement plans such as IRAs or 401Ks, life insurance policies other non-cash assets.

Community knowledge

Our roots in this community run deep, so we’re committed to understanding its challenges, identifying its needs and exploring opportunities to help build a better tomorrow. This allows us to connect donors with interest areas to align passion with purpose.

A trusted reputation for excellence

With more than 35 years of experience, we are trusted stewards with $179 million in assets. True to our mission, we're dedicated to preserving and executing the intent of our donors forever. From an compliance standpoint, we conduct full reviews of all nonprofits prior to grant distributions and we maintain consistent communication with these agencies to ensure donors' wishes are fulfilled.

Convenience

Access fund information, submit grant recommendations, view a fund's balance and review transaction history 24/7 with our convenient online access feature.