Toledo Community Foundation


Any or all services can be tailored to meet the specific needs of the grant making organization. Available services include:

Grant making/Organizational Services

  • Preparation of Mission Statement
  • Training for next generation
  • Assisting with the establishment of a grant making program (developing guidelines, processes/procedures for reviewing requests)
  • Reviewing, evaluating and researching grant requests and preparing written reports on findings on a specific nonprofit or broad field of interest
  • Customized grant proposals in area of interest
  • Grant application review assistance
  • Grant processing service
  • Preparation of grant award and denial letters
  • Grant tracking
  • Post-grant evaluations
  • Joint philanthropic venture opportunities
  • Educational seminars
  • Site visits to nonprofits
  • Access to programmatic experts
  • Identifying opportunities for collaboration with other funders

Administrative Services

  • Family meetings / board meetings
  • Board meeting management services including preparation of agenda and minutes
  • Organizing and staffing board and grant committee meetings
  • Meeting space
  • Document preparation
  • Coordinate state and federal tax returns
  • Handling day-to-day inquiries (via mail or telephone) from potential grant applicants

Public Relations Services

  • Press release preparation and distribution

Some Private and Family Foundations in many cases find a fund at Toledo Community Foundation useful.

What type of fund can one create for use with Private and Family Foundations? Click here to review Fund Types.

What type of gift options can one use to create a fund at Toledo Community Foundation? Click here to review Gift Options.

Already have a fund and you would like to make a gift - go to Give Today now.


If you, your family members, a client or an organization you are involved with could benefit from Toledo Community Foundation's Center for Private and Family Foundations, please call Patrick Johnston, Senior Program Officer, at 419.241.5049 or email  

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300 Madison Avenue
Suite 1300
Toledo, OH 43604
P     419.241.5049

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