Giving to church-owned funds just got a lot easier

A new option makes it easier for people to give directly to the managed funds that you have invested with the Foundation.

Donors can make gifts — without having to write a check or mail a letter — through a secure online giving portal on our website. Our team can add your church to the portal and include as many funds as you wish.

Contact us and we will guide you through the process.

“Once we perfected the ability to accept Foundation gifts online, we worked with our web developer and said: “Can we add an opportunity for our clients’ donors to make gifts to the managed client funds?” said Susan Cothern, the Foundation’s chief operating officer.

This project reflects the Foundation’s mission to find innovative ways to add value and serve individuals, churches and related institutions who invest in our managed funds. It also sets us apart from secular financial institutions.

The first church to sign up was Park Street UMC in Belmont. Pastor David Hiatt called it an easy decision.

“As the landscape of giving continues to change, this new service offers yet another option to help fund mission and ministry,” David said.

“Generosity is an important piece of our faith, and by expanding the ways in which people can give, we hope their generosity will grow.”

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