Rio Vista Foundation is engaged in charitable and philanthropic causes that benefit the citizens of Rio Vista. Its mission statement explicitly states that it is dedicated to “enhancing the quality of life for both current and future generations in the Rio Vista area by managing resources and providing guidance.”
The Foundation was formed in 1968 by a group of Rotarians. As a 501 (c) (3) organization, it provides potential tax deductions for donors who meet the IRS statutory requirements. Donors direct their gifts to causes such as community projects, medical assistance, youth projects, education, and scholarships.
The Foundation manages seven different accounts with assets totalling $210,000. It is in the process of establishing its own endowment fund, the proceeds of which which will offer a convenient and effective means for donors to grant gifts in perpetuity for qualifying charitable purposes.
An integral part of the community, the Foundation Board looks forward to serving the citizens of Rio Vista, now, and in the future.