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Field of interest funds

You can address issues in your area of interest.

A Field of Interest Fund allows you to direct the income from your fund to an area of need you care about­, whether it’s fostering the arts, providing support to low-income families, preserving the environment or any other worthwhile cause. BTCF invests the funds and provides all necessary legal and record-keeping services. We also work with you to establish the criteria and process for competitive grantmaking.

Minimum to open an endowed Field of Interest Fund: $25,000

  • Create a highly personal and permanent charitable legacy
  • Receive an immediate tax deduction on all your contributions
  • You and other community members can make tax-deductible gifts to the fund of any amount at any time
  • Flexible enough to fund a variety of recipients
  • Our skilled Investment Committee is devoted to providing your fund with the best investment options

Administrative Fees

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The Sean Patrick French Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2002 in memory of its namesake to recognize the positive achievements and character of deserving high school seniors. The fund was created using a portion of the proceeds from the inaugural Sean's Run and from ongoing contributions from individuals, businesses and community organizations. Photo by Bob Kopac.