The Community Foundation of Henderson is a philanthropic organization offering donor services, endowment building opportunities, and philanthropic advocacy. Through the power of permanently endowed funds, the Foundation helps donors achieve their charitable goals and enables nonprofits to establish stable income sources. We act as a servant to the community, supporting initiatives that build a stronger, more vibrant Henderson. Four areas of interest encompass the Community Foundation of Henderson: Educating our community, Caring for our community, Inspiring our community, and Improving our community.
Our Affiliation with The Community Foundation of West Kentucky
The Community Foundation of Henderson is an affiliate foundation in partnership with the Community Foundation of West Kentucky. The Community Foundation of West Kentucky, housed in Paducah, Kentucky, was established in 1996 and since has grown into a regional foundation with 130+ charitable funds with four affiliates: the Community Foundations of Henderson, Glasgow/Barren County, Marshall County and Murray. CFWK had nearly $36 milion in total assets as of Dec. 31, 2020, with more than $2.7 million in grants disbursed last year back into the communities they serve. The Community Foundation of West Kentucky provides advice, integrity, experience and administrative support to the Community Foundation of Henderson until it is able to stand on its own. With this partnership, the Community Foundation of Henderson will see only a 1% administrative fee on the total value of the funds housed within the Community Foundation of West Kentucky.
How does an Affiliate Work?