Endowed Gifts

Your Gift Can Last Forever

An endowment gift to the Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to an 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 the CCS Foundation. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.

An Example of How It Works

Couple Smiling Longtime the Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation supporters Charlie and Susan have two goals: First, they want to make sure the CCS Foundation continues to receive support after they are gone. Second, they want to create a lasting legacy for Charlie’s parents.

Charlie and Susan make a $25,000 donation to the CCS Foundation, 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 Charlie’s parents. Plus, Charlie and Susan qualify for a federal income tax charitable deduction on their taxes.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Heather Beebe-Stevens at 509-434-5125 or h.beebe-stevens@ccs.spokane.edu to discuss endowed gifts.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include the CCS Foundation in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: District 17 Community Colleges Foundation
Address: 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 203, Spokane, WA 99202
Federal tax ID number: 91-0886962

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