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The Power of an Endowed Gift on D.A. Blodgett - St. John's

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An endowment gift to D.A. Blodgett - St. John's today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to our endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.

Endowment donations are invested. A portion of the annual income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at D.A. Blodgett - St. John's. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.

An Example of How It Works

Couple Smiling Longtime supporters Susan and Charlie have two goals: First, they want to make sure D.A. Blodgett - St. John's continues to receive support after they're gone. Second, they want to memorialize Charlie's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jones.

Susan and Charlie make a $25,000 donation to D.A. Blodgett - St. John's, which we invest, and each year, a portion of the income from the invested money will be used to support our mission in honor of the Joneses. Plus, Susan and Charlie get a federal income tax charitable deduction on their taxes because they made a lump-sum gift.

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Next Steps

  1. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  2. Contact Kate Frillmann at 616-361-4117 or kfrillmann@dabsj.org to discuss endowed gifts.
  3. If you include D.A. Blodgett - St. John's in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal Name: D.A. Blodgett - St. John’s
Address: 805 Leonard Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Federal Tax ID Number: 38-1358163