Endowment Building

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The Benefits of an Endowment

Endowments offer benefits to the nonprofit organization, to the donor, and the fundraiser. An excerpt from Diana Newman’s book Nonprofit Essentials, Building Endowment   To The Organization: There are advantages of a
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Cultivating selected prospective donors for planned gifts, usually received after their lifetimes, is a skill and an art. It requires thoughtful planning and follow-through, as well as staff and board
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Use these questions, customized to the interests and background of each potential donor, to learn more about the donors’ interests and values and encourage donors to consider planned gifts to
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The following report provides insight into the giving trends for the arts and culture sector. Download the report in PDF format (4mb)

Are you confused about endowments? Do you wonder whether trying to build an endowment is worth the effort? Have you considered the benefits of an endowment, both to your organization
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Several words and concepts need to be understood before delving more deeply into building endowments. Endowment An endowment is a broad term that is often used to describe the total
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Donors may make irrevocable gifts during their lifetimes in which they (or their chosen non-charitable beneficiaries) retain benefits during their lifetimes (or for a period of years) and the organization(s) receive the
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