The Portsmouth Community Foundation is a nonprofit, community
corporation created by and for the people of Portsmouth and surrounding
areas. We are here to help our donors make a positive impact on their
Three special features of community foundations
One: personalized service. We make giving easy, flexible and
effective, accepting a wide variety of gifts and providing donors the
greatest flexibility. You can contribute cash, stocks, property, and
bequests. You may establish an Unrestricted, Field of Interest,
Designed, or Donor Advised Fund in your name or in the name of a
loved one. Your gift will gain maximum tax advantage.
Two: local expertise. Our professional staff has an in-depth
understanding of the issues, opportunities, and resources that shape our
community. They monitor all areas of community need—including
human services, education, the environment, health care, the arts, and
economic development. We can help you learn more about local
agencies and programs that make a difference in areas you care about
Three: community leadership. We invest in the long term and bring
people and organizations together, convening diverse voices to address
local issues and opportunities. Our business is building community.
Foundations provide a
simple, powerful, and
approach to giving.
We offer a variety of giving
tools to help people achieve
their charitable goals. You can
give cash, appreciated stocks,
real estate, or other assets and
receive maximum charitable and
tax benefits. For more informa-
tion and ideas on ways to inte-
grate your financial planning
with charitable giving, ask your
financial advisor or contact your
local community foundation.
There’s more we would like you
to know—Visit us on the web at
www.thepcf.org or call 397-
Helping donors do
good work… forever.
People choose to give through community foundations:
Our community foundation