Establishing a named endowment creates a lasting legacy of generosity by providing consistent, reliable support for the ministry you are passionate about. Named endowments bless both the giver and receiver. They are a meaningful way to ensure your charitable goals are fulfilled and transform communities for generations to come. Some frequently asked questions are:

How much does it cost to create a new endowment?

A minimum funding level of $20,000 is required to establish a new named endowment. We can guide you through the different avenues to achieve the necessary funding level, including over a multi-year period or through your estate plans.

Can I customize the name of the endowment?

Yes! Endowments can be named for a donor or spouse. They can also be named in honor of someone the donor wishes to recognize, like a favorite fieldworker.

Can I specify a specific area for the endowment to support?

Yes, as long as it fits within the overall mission of CRISTA. The purpose and use of the endowment is documented within the Endowment Agreement establishing the fund.

For further information, please contact Donor Relations by email at plannedgiving@crista.net or by phone at 206-289-7835.

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