Dickinson Area Community Foundation (DACF)
The Dickinson Area Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization established in 1995. The Dickinson Area Community Foundation promotes philanthropy, receives and administers charitable gifts and invests in programs that improve the quality of life in Dickinson Area by promoting charity, education and culture in the community.
The Dickinson Area Community Foundation encourages philanthropy at all levels, provides donor services and responds to the ever-changing needs and opportunities in the community.
Dickinson Area Community Foundation has met or exceeded the national standards for U.S. community foundations and have received the following seal to use in all of its publications. When you give your money to the DACF your money is safe and it is monitored.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why is the address for the Norway Area Community Foundation not located in Norway, Michigan?
The Norway Area Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Dickinson Area Community Foundation (DACF) which is located in Iron Mountain, Michigan. The Norway Area Community Foundation (NACF) does not have an office in Norway, Michigan. Contact us to learn more.
I want to turn my Individual Retirement Account (IRA) into a tax-saving charitable gift. How do I do this?
You can reach out to our Executive Director by email by clicking here or calling Dickinson Area Community Foundation at 906-774-3131.
Establish your own endowment fund.
What is an Endowed Fund? An endowment fund is an investment fund established by a foundation that makes consistent withdrawals from invested capital. The capital in endowment funds, often used by universities, nonprofit organizations, churches and hospitals, is generally utilized for specific needs or to further a company's operating process (Source: Investopedia.com).
Partner with Us
By partnering with the Norway Area Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Dickinson Area Community Foundation, donors receive the simplicity and tax advantages of a public charity combined with the personal recognition, involvement and flexibility of a private foundation. Donors also gain access to the highest level of strategic thinking on ways to meet community challenges.