Cumberland Community Foundation was established in 1980 with a gift of $576,840 from Dr. Lucile West Hutaff. She had a vision of our community coming to together to make life better. Today we are one of the most successful community foundations in the country and are supported by thousands of people from all walks of life and varied charitable interests.
Cumberland Community Foundation provides essential funding to programs that enhance quality of life in every corner of Cumberland County. We have an in-depth understanding of the community’s challenges and needs, and we know the groups and individuals addressing them. We are dedicated to improving life in this community for future generations.
We are here to do good work, forever.
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For the year ending 12|31|2016
Assets: $72.5 million
Grants paid since 1980: $47 million
Gifts received since 1980: $94 million
Funds held: 499
Smallest gift: $2 money order for summer camps for kids
Largest gift: $10 million estate gift for scholarships
Most Common Gift: $25 memorial donation
Giving together to enhance the quality and spirit of community life.
A vibrant, inclusive community that provides sustainable opportunities for generations
OUR CORE VALUES
Stewardship, Integrity and Trust – We believe in trustworthy, accountable stewardship of all charitable resources.
Power of Collective Giving – We believe in collective giving to support community needs and opportunities.
Diversity – We believe in engaging our diverse community to improve the quality and spirit of community life.
Power of Endowment – We believe in building endowments to sustain donor intent and achieve community change for the long term.
Innovation and Excellence – We believe in continuous improvement to achieve excellence in all aspects of our work.