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

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 & Investment Board Members

Jim Lewis, Chair, 2019 (1st Term)
Larry Sturgeon, 2020 (2nd Term)
Dale Lewis, 2020 (1st Term)
Jim Solomon, 2022 (2nd Term)
David Hollis, 2018 (1st Term) 

Grant Review Subcommittee Members

Clare Huerta, 2018 (1st Term)
Flo McAfee, 2017 (1st Term)

Development Subcommittee Members

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

Endowment Board Timeline


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Grant Information

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2017 Grants

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Christ House ($10,000) – to support the renovation of the coffee and water station in their dining room. 


Cleveland & Woodley Park Village ($5,000) – to subsidize the Village's supported membership program for senior neighbors on reduced incomes and support the cost of volunteer background checks. 


Housing Up ($5,000) – to assist with salary support and program supplies for the youth tutoring program at Fort View and Webster Gardens. 


Church of the Epiphany Welcome Table ($3,000) – to serve 1200 meals over the course of 6 weeks. 


Refugee Resettlement Partnership ($5,000) – All Souls is partnering with St. John's, Georgetown, and Christ Church, Georgetown as co-sponsors with Lutheran Social Services/National Capital Area. This grant is in support of the resettlement of a refugee family in the DC area.

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