Established in 2001, the Endowment Foundation encourages, receives and manages planned charitable gifts and bequests that are consistent with the mission of witnessing to the message of salvation through Jesus Christ.
The First Lutheran Church Endowment Foundation (Tax ID# 41-0724073) provides an opportunity for members and friends to make special gifts during their lifetime and after, thus continuing to serve long after the gift is made.
Endowment gifts are invested, with only the investment earnings being expended for ministry programs that are beyond normal budgeted expenses. Designated categories are:
Gifts to the Endowment Foundation are often tax deductible and may provide favorable tax incentives. Be sure to contact your financial advisor or attorney to discuss your specific situation.