Fund Types

Discover a fund type that offers the giving options that are right for you

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation offers an assortment of fund types that can be used to meet a donor’s individual, family, or corporate charitable goals. The fund types listed below can be used alone or in combination. If you are ready to get started creating your fund at Eastern Carolina Community Foundation, please contact Belle Zeigler at

Donor Advised Fund

This is the most simple, powerful, and personal approach to giving. A Donor Advised Fund allows you to remain actively involved in suggesting uses for your gift.

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Unrestricted Fund

Address a broad range of future needs not anticipated when the fund is established. Responds to the community’s most pressing needs.

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Scholarship Fund

Setting up a scholarship fund supports deserving students in achieving academic goals. These funds give educational opportunities and help meet your philanthropic wishes. Scholarship funds are often set up in honor or memory of loved ones or by alumni of a particular school. A $20,000 investment endows a scholarship fund.

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Field of Interest Fund

Address important areas of community life. You identify a personal interest area and grants are awarded to organizations and programs in the area selected.

Designated Fund

Support the good work of a specific nonprofit organization. The fund provides a dedicated income stream through the power of endowment.

Agency Fund

A designated fund established by a nonprofit organization for the benefit of the nonprofit. We assist you in building an endowment for long-term support.

Green Leaf Fund

Anyone can be a philanthropist with a minimum donation of $1,000. After you grow the fund to $5,000 in five years, it will convert to a specific fund type.

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Belle Zeigler

Executive Director