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All Souls Endowment

The Vestry of All Souls’ Parish established an endowment fund decades ago to enable the Parish to fulfill its mission more completely by developing ministries beyond what is possible through its annual operating funds. Distributions from the endowment are primarily limited to: (1) capital improvements to the Parish; (2) outreach ministries and grants; (3) seed money for new ministries or special one-time Parish ministry projects; (4) and such other purpose as are specifically designated by donors to the Parish whose gifts are included in the endowment fund. The endowment does NOT support the operating budget of the Parish except to fulfill the purposes described above.   

The endowment was made possible by the generous gifts and bequests of parishioners who have come before us.  As you make your final estate plans, please consider including All Souls or the All Souls Endowment Fund.  Either way, your gift will continue to make a difference in the lives of others for years to come.  For more information consult the Rector or Senior Warden or visit www.allsoulsdc.org/majorgiving.

To oversee the management of the endowment and serve as its custodian, the Vestry created an Endowment Board that acts as a subcommittee of the vestry.  Members are appointed to five-year terms by the Vestry and can serve up to two consecutive terms.  The Vestry may also appoint two additional communicants in good standing from the parish to serve on subcommittees of the Board, one for outreach grant review and one for planned giving.  These individuals serve for two-year terms for a maximum of two terms.

Endowment Board Charter

Gift Acceptance Policy

Endowment & Investment Board Members

Jim Lewis, Chair, 2024 (2nd Term)
Dale Lewis, 2020 (1st Term)
Larry Sturgeon, 2021 (2nd Term)
Jim Solomon, 2022 (2nd Term)
David Hollis, 2023 (2nd Term) 

Grant Review Subcommittee Members

Karen Kucik
Heidi Rasciner

Development Subcommittee Members

Rob Gibbs, 2018 (1st Term)
Art Warren, 2017 (1st Term)

Endowment Board Timeline

EndowmentBoardTimeline

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2019 Grants

ClevelandWoodleyParkVillage

Cleveland & Woodley Park Village ($1,000) — to help subsidize the cost of Village memberships for those who cannot otherwise afford them, and to cover the cost of background checks of new volunteers.

HousingUp

Housing Up ($3,400) — to support tutoring and enrichment programs for children in low-income familes at affordable housing properties in Wards 4 and 7.

Jubilee Jobs ($2,000) — to support their job placement program

Samaritan Ministry

Samaritan Ministry ($3,000) — to support ongoing work of the Next Step program.

Scouts BSA Troop 248 for Girls ($2,000) — to allow participation of under-resourced girls in the troop.

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