A recent article in The Lutheran Magazine, told the story of a congregation that used a grant from an endowment fund through the ELCA Foundation to expand it’s ministry.
For more information or a presentation on the ELCA’s Pooled Trust and how this resource can suppport your congregations endowment building efforts, please contact Kurt Osborne, firstname.lastname@example.org / 605-940-7524, or Jim Schade, email@example.com 605-940-2363.
Jim and Kurt work on behalf of congregations and ministry partners throughout the church. Lutheran Planned Giving of SD provides at no cost to congregations, gift planning information, endowment investment advice and support to endowment committees as they grow the ministry of their congregation. Donor education and donor consultation are also part of their work.