Endowments

By Tom Patterson
Especially in these difficult economic times, when every penny counts, an effective church audit is a necessity and no longer an option.
A 40 minute webinar for clients in ECF's endowment program.
By Lynn Mander
Key issues congregations should consider when planning for and creating an endowment.
This webinar will look at how your investment policy statement, spending rules, and asset allocation are intimately related. Vestries, finance committees and other leaders in Episcopal churches and organizations are called up…
This workshop reviews basic principles and best practices for endowment management.
This webinar reviews basic principles and best practices for endowment management. You will examine important, and easy to use, documents to use for structuring your endowment and for clarifying its purpose. Participants will…
By Ken Quigley
Two stories, one problem. Both were small churches. Perhaps they thought they were too small to have an endowment fund. Or perhaps they thought the vestry would deal with a major bequest when the time came. In both cases, the…
This webinar focuses on the basics of planned giving, how it differs from annual stewardship and capital campaigns, how your parish can build endowment through life income gifts, and you will have a plan of action by the end …
Getting the structure of your endowment right is often the key to its success.
By Ken Quigley
Swimming naked, you say? How is that like using endowment income for operating needs? Answer: No one notices ‘til the tide goes out.
Five resources to help your congregation's efforts with planned giving, with the fifth resource suggesting a way to strengthen your practice of year-round stewardship.
By Rees Olander
The latest saying making the rounds is, “Never waste a good crisis.” And with good reason, for whether congregations find their budgets funded through pledges or endow- ment income or both, vestries are facing hard financial …
By Fred Osborn
How do you manage your parish’s operations when the value of the endowment shrinks?
This webinar reviews basic principles and best practices for endowment management.
Using proper spending rules with your endowment is key to maintaining confidence and trust with your congregation and a key component of proper endowment management.
Getting the structure of your endowment right is often the key to its success.