A “Legacy” Of Giving

The Broomfield Community Foundation announced a renewed effort to reach $1,000,000 in the Foundation’s Legacy Fund by the end of 2012.  This fund is the endowment of the Foundation which will be used for granting, both to increase granting capacity and to be a source when donations are down.  It is meant to be a constant source of funding to help the Foundation respond to emergency needs as well as plan for the future and sustain the good work done by the Foundation to help Broomfield.

What is an endowment?  It is money given for the permanent use of the Broomfield Community Foundation. The principal is invested long term and only the earnings are used for grants.  Gifts you give to the Legacy Fund are a permanent source of community capital to help benefit Broomfield long into the future.  Interest from the permanently endowed fund will increase the amount we are able to give in grants.

As a donor to the Community Foundation you benefit from the expertise of experienced staff, community leadership and investment management to achieve your charitable goals. You also benefit from combining an individual gift with that of others to make a larger impact. Gifts can include a direct cash donation or they can include a planned gift-a gift that the Foundation will receive in the future.  They can include naming the Foundation in your will or as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, giving from an IRA, donating stock, and/or creating an annuity or charitable remainder trust.

The Foundation wants to continue to meet the needs in the community that we have helped with for the past 17 years.  As a result, we will need annual contributions, as well as gifts to the Legacy Fund.  Help us give and increase giving to groups that support our schools, care for abused children, bring meals to the elderly and homebound, assist needy children with dental care, make art, music and dance opportunities affordable and much more.  Visit www.broomfieldfoundation.org for more information.  Call 303-469-7208 or email info@broomfieldfoundation.org with questions.

Please help the Broomfield Community Foundation build a community with heart and leave your "legacy".