An church endowment fund can help provide financial stability and encourage good stewardship practices. This guide from lays out some good principles and tips on how to get started. This is from the ELCA Foundation. Most denominations have a similar ministry that serves their congregations.
Looking for a basic guide to begin planning an endowment fund for your congregation? Download this free 42-page PDF from Thrivent and the InFaith Community Foundation. It has plenty of good material to get you started. (Photo: Raul Hernandez Gonzalez, Creative Commons)
An endowment fund can help provide financial stability for your congregation for years to come. This free 14-page resource offers solid advice for how to go about creating a fund — and even a checklist! Written for the Presbyterian Church (USA), it has good tips for any church. (Photo © rangizzz – Fotolia.com)