Overview of Policies

The Wabash Valley Community Foundation is nationally accredited with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations, which assures the knowledge-ability and transparency of the Community Foundation in a myriad of required areas.

The Community Foundation has established policies in a range of areas that are designed to:

• Comply with IRS and state laws regarding 501(c)(3) organizations, fiduciary responsibility and other matters;
• Safeguard the assets of Wabash Valley Community Foundation and our affiliated funds;
• Expend funds in accordance with donor intent; and,
• Ensure consistency in operations.

These policies address a number of areas, including governance; the submission of contributions; disbursement of funds; investment of non-permanent and permanently endowed accounts; fundraising; and grant-making. To learn more about a specific area, please click the desired policy to view the policy in its entirety. If you have additional questions, please contact Beth Tevlin, President & CEO, at 812.232.2234 or via email beth@wvcf.org.