The Community Foundation of the Valleys has a mission to encourage residents and businesses to give money for local organizations – a premise with particular relevance to the Valley region, its founders say.

The startup provides donors in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys with a channel for making tax-deductible contributions that support services and grants to local nonprofits.

“We exist to help facilitate and make giving easier,” said Executive Director Brigette Loden. “We have many constituents including area nonprofits that have been vetted to receive charitable contributions, organizations needing assistance to dissolve complicated assets and donations, and people and businesses wanting to give.”

Read the full story in the Jan. 8 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.