Gifts and endowments

As MU Extension's support from federal, state and county governments decreases, our need for support from county residents and organizations increases. The following documents aim to educate MU Extension county councils on the need to assess their financial situation and the art of asking for financial support.

Giving in family financial plans
Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) presentation and handouts — added Nov. 5, 2014

Presentation:  Giving in Family Financial Plans (PDF)


Evaluation form: Program evaluation (PDF)

Development in sustainable financial times

Development in lean financial times

Learning about development



Donor education and development support

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Gifts and endowments frequently asked questions | PDF updated March 2014

To find out the current balance in your county’s endowment fund and spendable fund, contact Cat Comley Adams or Cynthia Crawford. They receive fund updates monthly.