Archive for Community Improvement & Vitality

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.

Joan & Barry Richter Fund

Long-time resident, the Richters established an unrestricted to give the Foundation flexibility to respond to the evolving needs of Guilford and its residents.

The Delaney Fund

Delaney Lundberg (Dee) has been very involved in The Guilford Foundation. She is a current Ambassador, and served on the Board of Directors from 2013 to 2019 and Chair of the Governance Committee for several years. Dee set up a fund, understanding the value of perpetual giving.

Ethan Miller Song Fund

Kristen and Mike Song established the Ethan Miller Song Fund in 2018. This donor advised fund serves as a lasting memorial to Ethan Song, who passed away tragically on January 31, 2018.

Grass Island Fund

This designated fund provides a permanent funding resources to maintain and protect Grass Island and it’s iconic red “shack.”

Guilford Keeping Society Endowment Fund

The Board of Directors of the Guilford Keeping Society (GKS) established this permanent, designated fund in 2017 to ensure a perpetual annual income for the programs and services of GKS.

Patricia W. Jaeger Fund

Pat and Bob Jaeger established this designated fund in 2016 to provide permanent resources to support the operations of The Guilford Foundation and music programming at the library.

Guilford Art Center Endowment Fund

In 2016, with the support of a generous matching donor, the Guilford Art Center created a permanent legacy fund for the Guilford Art Center. “We are thrilled to be partnering with the Guilford Foundation to create this endowment, and extremely grateful to the Eder Family Foundation for matching the funds we raise,” says Art Center Executive Director Maureen Belden. “We hope this generosity will inspire others who wish to give in this way, which will help support all of the benefits of the arts in our shoreline community.”

Mancini Family Fund

Jim and Liz Mancini established the Mancini Family Fund at The Guilford Foundation in 2016 to ensure that resources will always be available to help those in our community with basic needs.

Jared Eliot Fund

Acquiring an important piece of open space, providing environmental education, or maintaining trails and building a viewing platform are among the community investments envisioned by William (Bill) Bloss, who recently established the Jared Eliot Fund on behalf of an anonymous donor.