Why Donors Choose Us

The Top 10 Reasons

  1. We’re a local organization with deep roots, and part of a nationwide movement whose support we build and share.
  2. We bring donors to the table as community builders and work closely with them to align their philanthropic vision with the community’s needs.
  3. We identify long-term needs and opportunities, and invest in solutions that let our communities guide their own future.
  4. We take a broad and inclusive view of what a community is, and provide grants to the widest possible range of organizations and initiatives.
  5. We provide highly personal and flexible service accepting a wide variety of assets and offering donors maximum tax advantages.
  6. We build permanent charitable funds that can respond to immediate needs and help our communities ensure vital futures.
  7. We multiply the impact of gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts.
  8. We believe that diversity is strength and bring the entire L&A community together to stimulate new ideas, build participation and community philanthropy.
  9. We’re transparent and reputable stewards of community resources committed to being accessible, responsive and accountable.
  10.  We build community vitality – that unique and essential spirit that flourishes when people believe their community holds possibilities for everybody.