The Clive Community Foundation (CCF) was formalized in December 2013 as an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines. The CCF is a conduit for residents, businesses and other stakeholders to donate funds for the betterment of our community.
Along with providing the depth of expertise and guidance for establishing the CCF, the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines provides cost-efficient access to world-class investment managers and alternative investment strategies only available to large institutional investors. Investments are monitored by the Community Foundation’s seasoned investment advisors – Mercer Hammond and the CCF.
A variety of investment options are designed to meet a range of philanthropic goals and time horizons. Each of the investment portfolios is carefully constructed and diversified across global investment opportunities to maximize return and minimize volatility.
Investment management fees are dependent on the investment portfolio selected. Administrative fees are based on asset size and fund type.
Details of the Investment Portfolio Options, Investment Policy and Investment Portfolio Returns are available on the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines website.
As an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, the Clive Community Foundation is confirmed in compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.
Gifts We Accept
The CCF accepts gifts of cash and appreciated assets, real estate, bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts and gifts designated through a life insurance policy, IRA or 401(k) plan.
The CCF has three primary areas of focus: