Arizona Endowment Building Initiative

The Arizona Endowment Building Initiative is a collaborative program designed to assist Arizona nonprofit organizations in establishing and building endowments through an intensive 18-month proprietary course based on Diana Newman’s book, Nonprofit Essentials: Endowment Building. Benefactor Group helped to design the program and has facilitated a training session in each of the past three years. The Initiative is now hosting its third class of teams comprised of six to eight nonprofits. The organizations represented in the first two classes have already collectively raised more than $50 million in current and deferred gifts from their endowment building efforts.