How We Help

Clients Dr. Joan Yang and Ruth Mathews (seated) talk with the Community Foundation’s Kate Masiello at a summer reception.

Guiding Your Giving

For almost one hundred years, individuals, families, businesses and organizations have entrusted the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo with protecting and growing their charitable resources. There are a number of ways to fund your charitable giving at the Community Foundation. It is important to decide what works best for you and how we help, and our experts are ready to help you determine that.

Why Choose Us


Flexible and Customized Solutions

We understand that your giving plan is unique and personal. We work with you to understand your needs in order to provide you with customized and adaptable solutions.


Variety of Giving Options

Your vision for the impact you wish to see in our community and across the globe is important to us. We offer you a wide array of flexible giving options that will help achieve your charitable goals to support the organizations and issues you care about most in your name forever.


Proven Investment Performance

The size of the Community Foundation’s investment pool allows us to work with world-class investment managers with a goal of outperforming appropriate target market benchmarks over long periods of time. This investment strategy seeks to make the most of your generosity.


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