Similar to other types of investment managers, as a community foundation, Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation does not charge any upfront fees to donors. Instead, Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation retains an annual management fee determined by the total volume of assets under management in any one fund.

These fees are not inclusive of the investment management fees and the internal management fees charged by mutual funds. Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation will endeavor, at all times, to negotiate the lowest fees possible using the collective buying power of the pooled accounts.