It will begin to grow, and you will have the opportunity to stipulate its use. It can honor a friend, perpetuate a family name, or memorialize someone you love. A donor’s gift can support an agency, institution, or a charitable area that has made a difference to you and your family. The Community Foundation also offers other foundations in the area an opportunity to promote and combine their funds with ours – for a more efficient and effective impact in Greater Kankakee and Iroquois Counties. Establishing an Endowment Fund is probably the best way to assure that a gift will “go on forever.”