Building a positive legacy is a goal shared by millions of people across the world. Thanks to the National Heritage Foundation, this can be easily achieved with the creation of your own unique family foundation. Established in 1968, the National Heritage Foundation is a licensed 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to giving every individual the power to make a difference in his or her community through foundational giving. The brainchild of esteemed humanitarian Dr. J. T. “Dock” Houk, the National Heritage Foundation works by providing would-be philanthropists with all of the operational and administrative needs related to non-profit management. Because the National Heritage Foundation handles all of the legal paperwork associated with your foundation, you are free to pursue the satisfying part of philanthropy: helping those in need. Best of all, establishing a family foundation through the National Heritage Foundation is an easy and low-cost process, ensuring that charitable giving is within everyone’s reach. What makes starting a foundation with the National Heritage Foundation unique is the ability to choose a cause for which you are truly passionate. Since all family foundations are uniquely tied to their founders’ interests, the more than 9,000 foundations operating through National Heritage Foundation represent an incredibly diverse variety of causes. Foundations for drug addiction and rehabilitation, medical research, music appreciation, and religious education are just a few examples of the many charities operating under the National Heritage Foundation umbrella. The headquarters of the National Heritage Foundation are located in Falls Church, Virginia. To learn more about the National Heritage Foundation process or to contact an organization representative, visit www.nhf.org.