Professional Advisors



Discussing the benefits of charitable giving with your clients can provide great value and help them achieve their financial planning and charitable giving goals. The Greater Lowell Com­munity Foundation can help your clients realize their philanthropic goals by providing them with information about community needs and corresponding local nonprofits. Your clients will realize financial, tax and estate planning benefits when a charitable gift is made.

Through the Community Foundation, your clients can create a lasting legacy. In addition, the Community Foundation offers flexibility in charitable giving: donors have the option of making a charitable gift now or in the future.

Financial Planners can:

  • Offer clients a value-added service by connecting them with the best charitable giving options on the market
  • Partner with the Community Foundation to provide services for their clients that fulfill their philanthropic needs

Potential Benefits for Clients:

  • Reduce high capital gain exposure
  • Immediate charitable tax deduction with the ability to direct distributions in the future
  • Ability to grow contributions tax-free over time
  • Fulfill client’s desire to give something back to their community
  • Help client create a legacy for future generations


“Building a foundation on which to grow and ensuring the future financial stability of our organization is of key importance. We are happy to be collaborating with the Greater Lowell Community Foundation and look forward to being a resource for this community for many years to come.”

Lowell Humane Society