For Professional Advisors

As a professional advisor, you expect your clients to depend on you to help them reach their charitable giving goals. The Fremont Area Community Foundation stands ready to lend a helping hand, and strengthen your relationship with your clients along the way.

For three decades, the Fremont Area Community Foundation has helped countless local philanthropists and their advisors connect with meaningful causes and make a real charitable impact.  

As the Fremont area’s philanthropic hub, our knowledge of the evolving community needs, as well as the work of nonprofit organizations in our area makes us uniquely qualified to help you help your clients achieve their charitable dreams. We can help to identify nonprofits or causes that are important to your clients, seek options for creating endowed funds today, or determine future gifts through their estate plans.

Advantages of a Community Foundation vs. a Private Foundation

Professional Advisors

Donor-advised funds within a community foundation may provide a very attractive alternative for clients who might otherwise consider setting up a private foundation. Benefits may include:

  • Ease of administration; no set-up costs
  • Permanence - the fund may be donor-advised by client and their children, and set up to continue at the end of the donor-advising period
  • Recognition - or anonymity, whichever the client desires
  • Tax advantages - contributions may have higher deductibility limits than are allowable for private foundations.

Contact Melissa Diers at mdiers@facfoundation.org or 402-721-4252 for more information.

Sample Language for Bequests

If your client wishes to include the Fremont Area Community Foundation in his or her estate plans, he or she will want to use our proper, legal name. Suggested language is:

“I hereby give, devise, and bequeath (dollar amount, percentage of estate, or residuary) to the Fremont Area Community Foundation, Inc., now or formerly in the city of Fremont, Nebraska, 1005 East 23rd Street, Suite 2, in the State of Nebraska, for its general purposes.”

The Internal Revenue Service recognizes the Fremont Area Community Foundation as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Information for a Gift of Retirement or Life Insurance Benefits

The following is the information generally required for a client to name the Fremont Area Community Foundation as a beneficiary of a retirement plan or life insurance policy:

Legal Name: Fremont Area Community Foundation, Inc. 
Address: 1005 East 23rd Street, Suite 2, Fremont, NE 68025

Federal Tax ID #: 47-0629642

Date Established: November 24, 1980

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