Why Opportunity Funds?
Most of the funds at Humboldt Area Foundation are directed by donors for a specific purpose. These funds total over $110 million. Only a small portion of HAF's funds are available for responsive community needs and initiatives.
FUNDS AT HAF
47% of funds- DONOR DIRECTED FUNDS
These funds are created by donors who want their contribution directed toward a specific cause.
29% of funds- FIELD OF INTEREST FUNDS
These funds are created by donors who want their contribution directed to a specific area of work, given through HAF grants. Areas of work include: Community, Health & Wellbeing; Scholarships, Companion Animal & Rescue; Environment & Wildlife; Arts, Humanities & Culture; Youth & Family.
15% of funds- ORGANIZATIONAL FUNDS
Organizations invest their funds with Humboldt Area Foundation to grow the funds for their organization over time. These funds are managed directly by the specific organization.
ONLY 9% of the funds are available to respond to changing needs.