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Promoting Your Fund

Starting an endowment fund is just the first step. Growing your fund provides your organization with increased long-term stability and funding to go above and beyond what your annual giving can support. Part of growing your fund is sharing it with your stakeholders. Below are some resources to help you spread the word of your endowment fund and its powerful impact. Click on the links below to access resource to help you market and grow your fund.

Growing Your Endowment Fund

About Your Fund Text Template - Use on your website, in newsletters, emails, and more

Social Media Posts

Power of Endowment - Facebook Graphic

Endow Iowa  25% State Tax Credit Text (for permanently endowed nonprofit funds)

Endow Iowa - Facebook Graphic

Endow Iowa 2 - Facebook Graphic

Utilizing Planned Giving to Grow Your Endowment

Just so we are all on the same page, planned giving or legacy giving describes a variety of strategies that allow donors to achieve their charitable goals both in their lifetime and at their death. One way to grow your endowment fund and help donors who love you and your mission is to develop a growth plan that includes planned giving. Utilize the planned giving resources below to help you get started.

Planned Giving Toolkit - A guide to entering planned giving and working with the Community Foundation

Customizable Planned Giving Flyer Template (InDesign)
Customizable Planned Giving Flyer Template (PDF)

Leave a Legacy - Facebook Graphic

What Legacy Will You Leave? - Facebook Graphic

Legacy Society Invite Letter

Legacy Society Charter Member Letter

Current Donor, Non-Planned Gift Letter

Planned Gift Confirmation Letter

Language for Use in Wills