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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions2024-05-22T12:42:54-04:00

You may grant to any nonprofit organization in the United States with a 501(c)(3) tax status or to foreign organizations with nonprofit equivalency. Most nonprofit organizations have this status. Our staff will determine the tax status of any potential grantee.

You may start making grants immediately provided there are funds available in your grantmaking account.

We can process grants of $100 or more.

Grant checks are mailed weekly.

Yes. You may grant to any nonprofit organization in the United States, or to any organization that has an affiliate in the United States or abroad.

You and others may donate any amount to your fund, as often as, and whenever, you wish.

Yes. In order to ensure that your gift is properly credited to your fund, please call your philanthropic advisor before making the transfer. Your representative can assist you with the process.

You may add to your grantmaking account or to the principal of your fund at any time. Please indicate whether you want the gift credited to grantmaking or principal.

Yes. For donors with an existing investment advisory relationship, The Foundation may be able to work with your advisor.

Yes! The Luzerne Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity and you will receive all tax deductions to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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