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Endowments

The Alliance has compiled this set of resources on endowments from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Alliance Resources

Federal Funding

The Alliance closely tracks several legislative and policy issues affecting museums—including funding for grant-making federal agencies, tax incentives for charitable giving, and education policy.


Other Resources

Endowment Funds Go on Forever But an Endowment Campaign Should Not

RaiseFunds’ Tony Poderis provides an overview of endowment campaigns. It includes an outline of tasks and a sample calendar and tracking report.

Museum Grant Resources

Museum Planner, Mark Walhimer, posted this set of resources on writing and getting grants in 2018.

Successful Endowment Fundraising

The Fundraising Authority offers basic information on endowments–what they are and why institutions should have one–and tips for planning and executing successful endowment fundraising.

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