The Northwest United Methodist Foundation is a partner with United Methodist Churches and church members in the northwest.
They offer a wide array of services inculding:
Churches in developing endowment committees and policies
The Foundation works directly with churches and conference agencies assisting them to establish endowment committees, policies, and procedures.
Planned giving opportunities to individuals
We conduct seminars, provide information, illustrations, handbooks and brochures on estate planning, planned giving, and endowments.
MANAGEMENT OF INVESTMENTS
Prudent and Socially Responsible
The Foundation manages endowment and reserve funds for local churches, the conference, and church-related institutions that provide direct benefits to their ministries. For an overview of our Intermediate and Permanent Endowment Portfolios.
CHURCH & AGENCY LOANS
The Foundation provides loans to Conference churches and agencies at below-market rates of interest. To learn more about our loans and to apply.
MISSION: The Northwest United Methodist Foundation assists with the transfer of abundance – often, but not limited to, financial abundance – between generous persons within Pacific Northwest, Oregon-Idaho, and Alaska Conference churches and the ministries to which they and their loved ones are devoted.
WORK: The Foundation helps individuals to express their generosity and the church to achieve its ministries through services that guide endowment programs and committees, promote giving opportunities, provide prudent management, and ensure integrity in perpetuity.