Funding Future Ministry Online Resources

Funding Future Ministry

Templates to Adapt to Promote a Planned Giving Program and How-to Information

If you would like any template or how-to document in Word format, please email us.

Sample Planned Giving Communications Materials

Ready-to-Use Communications Materials

Planned Giving Brochures and Booklets

All of ECF's planned giving brochures and booklets are available for free download or can be purchased through Forward Movement.

  • ECF's planned giving brochures present the basics of planned giving, explaing the how and why, as well as the different kinds of gifts that are possible
  • ECF's planned giving booklets explain in depth how planned gifts work, and provide instructions and application forms to make a charitable gift or bequest.

Helpful Websites

  • The American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA): The ACGA actively promotes responsible philanthropy through acturarially sound gift annuity rate recommendations, quality training opportunities, and the advocacy of appropriate consumer protection.
  • ECF's planned giving website geared towards providing planned giving donors comprehensive information about planned giving, life-income gift illustrations, and relevant news, as well as offer important news and information for planned giving leaders.

Order your copy of Funding Future Ministry from Forward Movement or by calling them at 800-543-1813.

Learn more about how ECF can help you establish, enhance, and sustain an effective planned giving program to ensure resources will available to fund vital future ministries.