Giving & Investing

A Lasting Legacy

When you become a donor, you are taking a huge step to ensure that Harford County continues to be a place that future generations will be proud to call home. Your legacy can be defined through grants, scholarships, or both, benefiting the causes that are most important to you.

Five reasons to consider charitable giving through CFHC:

  1. Everyone’s contribution makes a difference in our community.
  2. You can support the causes you care about most – forever.
  3. Your pledge enriches your community and quality of life.
  4. CFHC provides flexible options for giving.
  5. Your name can live on forever.

RECURRING DONATIONS:  Become a CFHC Sustaining Donor by making an automatic monthly donation that fits your budget via our secure website or through your bank.

EMPLOYER MATCHED CONTRIBUTIONS:  If your employer has a matching gift program, your gift to CFHC can be doubled or even tripled in size. Your human resources/personnel office can provide you with a matching gift form.  Simply complete the form and enclose it with your contribution. CFHC will do the rest.

BECOME A CORPORATE SPONSOR OR A CORNERSTONE LEADER:  cor•ner•stone-noun- A stone that forms the base of a corner of a building, joining two walls, thus determining the position of the entire structure.  Business Leaders in our community commit to a multi year pledge, investing in our community where their businesses and employees can thrive.

PLANNING YOUR LEGACY:  Have you considered establishing your legacy with Community Foundation of Harford County? There are many ways to establish a planned gift at CFHC that will provide benefits to you during your lifetime and impact the lives of future generations. Professional gift planning experts who consult with CFHC are available to offer you free tax and estate planning information. For more information on how to join the Legacy Society, contact Executive Director Brigitte Peters 443.371.6062 or email at

To find out all the ways of giving (now and later) please contact us so that we may help you meet your philanthropic goals.