Make every dollar count.

What is a Community Foundation? It’s a local public charity dedicated to improving the community where you live. We bring together the financial resources of individuals, families, businesses and organizations to support effective nonprofits in our community.  Here’s how it works.

For the community:

  • We facilitate donations used to address community needs and support local nonprofits. - A community foundation’s grantmaking programs are supported both by donations designated for immediate distribution and income from the foundation’s funds.

  • Community foundations are funded by donations from individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

Philanthropic Funds for Charitable Giving:

  • We offer a variety type of funds such including donor-advised funds, designated, endowments, scholarships, field-of-interest funds, giving circles and more

    • You, your family or organization can start your own fund by giving cash, stock, or other assets. You can decide whether you want to gift it to charities now or later.

    • Community foundations offer tax advantages and personalized services that create a seamless giving process for you.

    • They’ll work with you or your professional advisor. It’s your choice.

And as your giving helps better your community, everyone benefits, now and in the future. Community foundations help you on your path to personal philanthropy, making it easier for you to do good.

So, when you're ready to give, visit your community foundation.

Together we can create something special that will last forever!

The standard fees donors pay for their personal charitable funds at the Hudson Community Foundation (HCF) go directly into our  philanthropic efforts and our local community. As investors ourselves, we understand the importance of a changing community and are focused on the local needs. Keep your money at home and make every dollar count toward building/enhancing our community. 


The Hudson Community Foundation does more than just facilitate donors giving. We are a grant maker, fundraiser, and involved community member. Where most financial organizations act solely as administrators, we know what it means to invest in worthy causes from first-hand experience.

The Hudson Community Foundation is knowledgeable and highly equipped to handle unique and complex transactions, working to ensure that our donors charitable giving has the most impact possible, maximizing tax and monetary benefits for clients while minimizing administrative duties.

The Hudson Community Foundation focuses on facilitating funds with the most impact and longevity. This balance is the key to creating a legacy that fundholders connect with and feel proud to pass on for generations to come.


 Start Your Fund

Not ready to open a charitable fund but still want to make a difference? Support one of our Field of Interest Funds or give directly to the Hudson Community Foundation.