Pat and Shelly were recently married. They both had been dedicated supporters of Southern Poverty Law Center for many years. They wanted to make certain the SPLC's programs continued even after they were gone.
Pat: We appreciated SPLC's work. We hoped to register our commitment and support by making a gift that would last well into the future.
Shelly: A staff member at the organization asked us to consider making a gift to the endowment. We learned that the endowment was a fund that served as a permanent source of income for SPLC's projects.
Pat: I liked that giving to the endowment would help Southern Poverty Law Center continue its programs on an ongoing basis.
Shelly: I also felt that the gift would provide a legacy for us. We were both thrilled that our gift would keep on giving to a cause we love.
The support of donors like Pat and Shelly makes our work possible. When you make an endowment gift, your gift is maintained in perpetuity and creates a lasting, meaningful difference. Please contact us to learn how to create your legacy through an endowment gift.
Is an endowment gift right for you?
If you would like to learn more about how you can make a gift to our endowment, please contact us. We would be happy to work with you to structure an endowment gift to meet your charitable goals.
*Please note: The names and image above are representative of a typical donor and may or may not be an actual donor to our organization.