All non-profit organizations would like to either start or add to their endowment. A starting point is to assess fundamental aspects of endowment from a donor’s perspective before embarking on a concerted fundraising initiative.
Another Look at Endowment
Considering present-day endowment along with permanent endowment gift opportunities
Borrowing and Invading Endowment
Policies defining and restricting endowment funds is essentially a covenant with donors
Encouraging Cash Endowment Gifts
Suggestions to help persuade a donor questioning whether or not to keep his/her principle and donate the interest.
Endowment Integral to Building Campaigns?
Various perspectives from organizations seeking construction, as well as endowment funding for new and renovated buildings and facilities
Policies intended to address the needs of both the organization and the donor
Perpetual and Living Endowment
Another way of looking at endowment: in-hand and in others'-hands
Planning Giving Assessment
Document to serve as a self-assessment of an organization's prior efforts and activities, as well as preparedness to secure planned gifts
Should We Include Endowment in our Capital Campaign
Perspectives on including endowment in a capital campaign dollar goal.
Summary Of Planned Gift Opportunities
Summaries to aid in general discussion of several charitable gift opportunities