How to Give to the Foundation
The Foundation is funded with individual gifts from people like you who want to contribute to the on-going work of the Church in today's world. With their donations, donors practice their stewardship in a continuing and meaningful way.
Become a Faithful Friend of the foundation by giving regularly. Click here for a Faithful Friends giving form.
What may I give?
The St. Andrew Foundation accepts gifts of all kinds. Traditional gifts of cash, stocks and bonds, real estate, proceeds from insurance policies and other valuable assets may be donated.
Real estate, stocks, bonds and contracts can be transferred to the Foundation.
Additionally, gifts can be made through your will. Tax, legal and other consequences should be discussed with your professional advisor(s). Click here for our informational brochure on wills and bequests.
In addition to one-time gifts, a donor may select an on-going monthly gift to the Foundation.
Gift annuities or charitable reminder trusts can be established. These instruments can provide income to you and/or your spouse for your lifetime(s), with the remainder coming to the Foundation after your death.
Can I direct how my gift will be used?
The Foundation will accept both directed and non-directed gifts. The Foundation will accept and administer major gifts for any designation that supports the mission of St. Andrew Lutheran Church Foundation.
Where should I send my gift?
Your generous gift should be made payable to the St. Andrew Lutheran Church Foundation and can be mailed to St. Andrew Lutheran Church.
Sample Gift Language for Wills and Trusts
I give the sum of $__________ (or _____% of my estate) to the St. Andrew Lutheran Church Foundation, Inc.,whose tax identification number is 93-1055462, having its principal office at 12405 SW Butner Road, Beaverton, Oregon 97005, to be used for its general purposes.
I give the sum of $__________ (or _____% of my estate) to the St. Andrew Lutheran Church Foundation, Inc., whose tax identification number is 93-1055462, having its principal office at 12405 SW Butner Road, Beaverton, Oregon 97005, for the following purpose: ____________________________________________ (state specific purpose). In the event that such use becomes impractical or impossible, the gift shall be used for such purpose as the Board of Directors of St. Andrew Lutheran Church Foundation shall, at its discretion, determine.
If you have questions, please contact any member of the Board of Directors. If you would like a referral to an estate planning attorney, you may call Bonny Groshong, Mission Gift Developer, at the Oregon Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (503-226-3659).