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Donor Bill of Rights:

To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the nonprofit organizations and causes that they are asked to support, we declare these rights for all donors.

Gifts and Goals Chart:

This resource outlines the benefits to the giver and the mission receiver. Find links to more information about each type of gift.
Click to learn which gift might suit your needs best.

Tax Benefits Information:

Different types of gifts generate different tax results.
Click to learn how to make the gift that best suits your financial picture.

Global Ministries Gift Acceptance Policy:

The teachings of Jesus and all of the Holy Scriptures promote stewardship as fundamental to our Christian faith and an understanding of stewardship as the responsible gratitude and relationship of trust for all of God's many blessings.
Read the Gift Acceptance Policy adapted from the General Council Financial & Administration and The United Methodist Church Foundation


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Special Language Samples:

Sample language text is available for inclusion in bequest and endowment gift documents.

Stewardship in Mission NewsletterThis newsletter is published four times a year by the Office of Development.
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