The Foundation was organized in 2003 to help the citizen and companies of Wharton County by supporting their favorite charities through endowment funds. Your gift to the Wharton County Community Foundation has great flexibility. You may name your fund, you may make your gift unrestricted, or choose a field of interest. You may even select specific organizations to be recipients of your fund. How you set up your fund has great flexibility as well. You can choose to start your fund with cash, securities, mutual funds, land, insurance or a host of other creative ways.