Inspiring people to give back to the community we love.
Inspiring people to give back to sustain and advance the community we love.
Simplify Your Giving
Donor Advised Fund
"The Door County community has been a good place for us to live, work and recreate over the years. Our Donor Advised Fund at the Door County Community Foundation makes it easier and more tax efficient to give to the charities we care about in our community. It’s mutually beneficial for us personally, for our family and our community.”
- Greg and Marsha Meissner
“We have a passion for Door County. When it came to supporting Door County and the causes we care about the Door County Community Foundation was a perfect fit to simplify our estate and still allow us flexibility.”
- Michael and Orlaine Gabert
“Our parents loved Door County and cared deeply about preserving its history. Honoring them with a Discretionary Fund at the Door County Community was a natural fit. We don't know what the future holds, but the fund created in our parents’ names will forever be available to support historic preservation efforts in Door County.”
- Tom and John Herlache
While I find it hard to believe so many years have gone by, my rapidly graying head of hair is proof to the world that February 2018 marks my 10th anniversary at the Door County Community Foundation. In his book The Road to Character, David Brooks writes that when you choose a career you are looking […]
The Door County Community Foundation has The Community’s Garden a Sustainability Grant from the John and Nell Herlache Community Impact Grant and the Green Fund. This grant provides financial assistance to improve garden accessibility for gardens of all abilities. “Over one-third of the gardens with The Community’s Garden are 70 years of age or older. […]
As I began crafting this first column of 2018, someone casually suggested that I write about the progress of my previous New Year’s resolutions and the those I’ll be making for the coming year. That sounded like a promising column idea except for the fact that in my nearly five decades on this Earth, I […]