Highlands Community Fund

The Highlands Community Fund supports local needs today, tomorrow and into the future.

Literacy Council of Highlands, Inc. was awarded $8,500 for its free after school programs in which students are given individualized help and exposure to unique teaching methods. Trained instructors and tutors are able to work with any learning disability, enhancing the potential for success for each student. Photo courtesy of the Literacy Council of Highlands, Inc.

Creating a Lasting Resource

The Highlands Community Fund seeks to inspire philanthropy and strengthen charitable organizations serving the Highlands community. This endowment fund was established in 1996 by caring individuals who recognized the importance of a permanent charitable resources to support changing needs and opportunities.

Contributions made to the Highlands Community Fund are pooled and invested by The Community Foundation. Proceeds from the investments are used to make grants while the original gifts remain intact, continuing to grow for the benefit of future generations.

Learn more about the Highlands Community Fund and download our printable brochure.

How to Apply

Nonprofit organizations and public institutions may apply to the Highlands Community Fund for support. Review the guidelines and application information for Highland Community Fund Grants for more details. The deadline to apply is the 2nd Friday in August.

How to Contribute

You can make a difference in Highlands by making a tax-deductible gift of cash, securities, life insurance or real estate. By pooling your gift with those of your neighbors, you can provide significant support for local needs.

Join people like you who love the Highlands region and want the best for our communities.