Endowed Gifts

Your Gift Can Last Forever

An endowment gift to Earlham today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to an endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.

Endowment donations are invested. A portion of the annual income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at Earlham. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.

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An Example of How It Works

Couple Smiling Longtime Earlham supporters Charlie and Susan have two goals: First, they want to make sure Earlham continues to receive support after they are gone. Second, they want to create a lasting legacy for Charlie’s parents.

Charlie and Susan make a $50,000 donation to Earlham, which we invest, and each year, a portion of the income from the invested money will be used to support our mission in honor of Charlie’s parents. Plus, Charlie and Susan qualify for a federal income tax charitable deduction on their taxes.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Gail Connerley at 765-983-1439 or gailc@earlham.edu to discuss endowed gifts.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include Earlham in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: Earlham College
Address: 801 National Road West, Richmond, IN 47374
Federal tax ID number: 35-0868073