Giving to a Nonprofit Endowment

Longtime Oklahoma City philanthropists Allen and Jacque Wright (right) stand with Genesis (middle left), a patient at The Children’s Center, and Lori Boyd (left), chief operating officer at The Children’s Center.

We can help you make a greater impact with your charitable giving through gifts to a nonprofit endowment.

Find your favorite charity
More than 360 nonprofits have endowment funds at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, offering you the ability to make a lasting gift to support your favorite organization. Click here to search our list of nonprofits and make an online gift.

Make your gift go further
The Kirkpatrick Family Fund offers matching dollars for gifts to organizations participating in their Endowment Matching Grant Program. Click here to find a list of nonprofits eligible for a matching gift.

Are you age 70 ½ or older?
We can help you make a tax-free gift from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to a nonprofit endowment fund. Individuals age 70 ½ or older can gift up to $100,000 per year from your IRA, satisfying your required minimum distribution without incurring income taxes. Click here to learn more.

Tax-wise giving options
Many charities don’t have the resources to directly accept gifts other than cash. We can help you make any of the following charitable gifts to your favorite organization through their endowment, while also saving on taxes.

  • Real estate including homes, acreages or business properties
  • Appreciated securities such as widely- and closely-held stock, bonds and mutual funds
  • Oil and gas royalty interests
  • Life insurance policies
  • Gifts through a will or trust
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Charitable lead trusts
  • Charitable remainder trusts

Contact us
To learn how we can help you with any of these gifts, please contact Joe Carter at 405/606-2914.