Planned Giving

Join us to learn how to use the many resources of ECF.
In the Episcopal Church we believe that your estate and end of life plans should reflect your values. The following ECF resource contains three sections: the medical directive, planning your funeral and writing your will.
ECF hosts quarterly webinars that focus on relevant topics for Planned Giving and Development Leaders.
If you worry about “always asking for money” in your congregation, this webinar is for you.
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 …
Learn how a legacy society will enhance and empower your congregation's planned giving ministry.
Learn more about planned giving options and how they can benefit both you and your parish or favorite Episcopal charity.
Planned gifts made to your school could be transformational in securing funds for scholarships, building endowments and new facilities, and empowering your future.
Selecting the best person(s) to lead your planned giving efforts is an important step in building and sustaining your program.
Does your parish have a planned giving program? Learn how one parish used the church fair model to breathe life (pun intended) into their planned giving program.
Join other parishioners just like you to learn more about planned giving options and how they can benefit both you and your congregation.
How much money is “enough” for a planned gift?
This webinar addresses how leaders can build trust to encourage planned gifts among donors and about the pitfalls that can be caused by a lack of trust.
How are your leaders cultivating grants from Donor-advised Funds (DAF) created by your parishioners and other constituents? Since DAFs have become the fastest growing giving tool in the country, are you correctly recognizing …
By Demi Prentiss
Sometimes, the obstacle to creating an endowment is simply, “we don’t have the money.” In “Building a Legacy,” Demi Prentiss shares the story of how a smaller church, made smaller by a church split, found a way to build a leg…
Learn more about how to ensure that your end of life and medical care wishes will be fulfilled.
Undertaking a capital campaign can seem daunting, but it need not be.
Please join us as we review some of the main tools of Planned Giving on Demand, including sample articles, booklets, and brochures.
Is there a sure-fire way to set up a planned giving effort from scratch in a congregation? While there's no magic bullet, Jim Murphy, ECF's managing program director for financial resources, recommends these basic steps.
Learn how a legacy society will enhance and empower your congregation's planned giving ministry.