WE ARE THE desert's COMMUNITY FOUNDATION.
SERVING THE COACHELLA VALLEY EXCLUSIVELY.
The Coachella Valley is home.
As a result, we have a deep understanding of its challenges and extraordinary potential.
Through our partnerships with local donors, nonprofits and community members, we are dedicated to the promise of creating a strong and prosperous future for the region.
Join us in our mission of a healthy and educated Coachella Valley
What is a Community Foundation?
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OUR Stats & Figures
Speak for Themselves
Assets Under Management
Local Giving to Date
Scholarships Awarded in 2019
Students Sent to College
College Semesters Funded
Serving the Coachella Valley
PUT YOUR PHILANTHROPIC MONEY TO WORK
DONOR ADVISED FUNDS
OPEN A DONOR ADVISED FUND WITH US.
Donor Advised Funds are efficient, cost-effective alternatives to private or family foundations
Donor Advised Funds
A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a giving vehicle that provides you with immediate tax benefits and allows you to support the charities of choice through grant recommendations on your own timetable.
HOW TO GIVE - LINK
Trusted Advisors PROGRAM
Or if you'd prefer to use your own Investment Advisor to manage your funds, then look no further than our Trusted Advisors Program
Who Uses the Trusted Advisors Program?
Those with at least $500,000 to start a charitable fund or foundation and wish to use their own trusted financial advisor to manage the charitable dollars.
INVESTMENT MANAGERS & ADVISORS TAP HERE FOR DETAILS
How it Works
CONTACT US TODAY
OPEN A SCHOLARSHIP FUND WITH US
With over 20 years of managing scholarship programs for the finest private country clubs in the Coachella Valley, we're happy to share what we know.
(Bonus: Our Scholarship Funds come with our exclusive Advisory Committee formed with local educators, administrators and college specialists).
Country Club Scholarship Funds
Invaluable insights into the best practices of setting up your club's scholarship fund.
Private or Corporate Scholarship Funds
You and DCF set the scholarship criteria together with the invaluable input of our Advisory Committee.
WHO WE ARE
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CHAIRMAN & BOARD MEMBER
BOARD MEMBER EMERITUS
(1932 - 2013)
GET IN TOUCH
Mary Panesar, Executive Director
75-105 Merle Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92211
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WHAT TO GIVE
© 1999-2019 Desert Community Foundation
serving the local communities of: palm springs, desert hot springs, thousand palms, cathedral city, rancho mirage, palm desert, bermuda dunes, indian wells, la quinta, indio, coachella, thermal, mecca & oasis
made with ❤️ in palm desert, california
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