Archive for Basic Needs

Effie Good Fund

A great philanthropist, Effie Good was a lifelong resident how loved Guilford. In 2006, an unrestricted fund was set up to support her her goal of keeping things local.

Amy D. Jaffe Fund for the Benefit of the Emergency Discretionary Fund at the Women & Family Life Center

Amy and David Jaffe established this designated fund in 2021 to support the Emergency Discretionary Fund at the Women & Family Life Center.

Guilford Interfaith Volunteers Endowment Fund

Guilford Interfaith Volunteers (GIV) established this fund in 2014 to ensure that resources would exist forever to support their important work of providing critical basic need services to residents.

Catardi Family Loaves & Fishes Fund

Anita Catardi established this restricted fund in 2014 to create a permanent source of funding for the two local organizations that provide food for those in need in Guilford: the Guilford Food Bank and the St. George Food Pantry.

Women & Family Life Center Agency Endowment Fund

This is our first designated agency endowment fund established by W&FL as a permanent income source. It also offers their donors another tool to support the organization.

Guilford Savings Bank Charitable Fund

This is a field of interest fund with a focus on scholarships as addressing other ongoing or emerging community needs.

Gustave & Carol L. Sirot Fund

Carol Sirot established the Guilford Foundation’s very first donor advised fund in 2012 in her name and the name of her late husband, Gustave.

Saint George Knights of Columbus Fund for Children In Need

In 2012, the Saint George Knights of Columbus established this designated fund to provide annual funding to the Guilford Social Services Department to support children in need.

Eleanor Little Fund

Eleanor Little was an amazing woman. Born in 1885, she lived to the age of 100 and proved to be a highly successful career woman in an era that offered few opportunities to women. In her memory, an unrestricted fund was established to support Guilford and it’s emerging needs.

Virgil & Elizabeth McDaniel Fund

As a former president of The Guilford Foundation, Dan McDaniel established an unrestricted fund, knowing that providing most flexibility to respond to changing community needs.