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, Executive Director, at 812.232.2234 or via email beth@wvcf.com.