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ENDOWMENT GRANTS

The Endowment Team at Church of the Saviour United Methodist Church holds responsibility for managing and reporting on the investment of the endowment funds and facilitates a grant process for the endowment. Church members are invited to apply for grant funding to support initiatives for domestic and international missions, facilities improvements, and programs for the church and greater community.

Grant applications are due by January 15, 2023. Click here to obtain the grant application, once completed, email it to: endowments@cos-umc.org.

 

Here are some facts about the Endowment Fund:

Our Mission: To make disciples of Jesus Christ to transform the church, the community and the world!
 

Purpose of the Endowment Fund: To provide members and friends opportunities to make charitable gifts to Church of the Saviour United Methodist to be held in perpetuity with the income and/or some portion of the total return on these investments to be used to fulfill the purposes of the Church in Christian ministry and mission as well as any of the ministries of the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church or any of the ministries of the United Methodist Church nationally or worldwide.
 

Gifts to the Endowment Fund are directed to one of the following purposes:
 

  • Missions transforming communities through mission outreach.

  • Facilities to meet the needs of updates, care, and improvements of the physical facilities.

  • General Ministries renewing the church through worship and ministry education.
     

Previous grant recipients include: Youth Mission Trips, Youth Choir Tours, Worship & Arts, Montgomery Nursery School, Adventurer's (formerly Reach out 50+), Haiti Mission Trips, and Wesley Chapel Mission Center.
 

 Types of Gifts to the Endowment Fund:
 

  • Cash Gifts

  • Securities

  • Life Insurance

  • Annuities

  • Wills & Trusts

  • IRA’s
     

How is the Fund Managed? The Endowment Team holds responsibility for managing and reporting on the investment of the funds and facilitates a grant process for the endowment. Each year, the committee distributes grants based on applications from within and outside of the church that are reviewed and approved by the committee.
 

Distribution of the Fund: Available funds are based on the annual earnings from the fund. The principal is always kept intact to ensure future income. 
 

Why contribute? Gifts to the Endowment Fund is about the future of our church. Legacy is a story that is yet to be written, but you hold the pen.
 

Contact: For more information please contact Melissa Hagemeier

Grant applications are due by January 15, 2023. Click here to obtain the grant application, once completed, email it to: endowments@cos-umc.org.

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