24-Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline: 208.343.7025

EXIT

24-Hour Sexual Assault Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)

Frequently Asked Questions

24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 208.343.7025 24-hour Rape Crisis Hotline: 208.345.7273 (RAPE)

Endowment Fund: FAQ

What is the WCA Endowment Fund?

The object of this Endowment is to provide funds in perpetuity for the operation of all of the WCA’s programs to provide safety, healing and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Why give to the WCA Endowment Fund?
Gifts to the Fund help to ensure that the WCA’s much-needed services have a sustainable funding source that is not dependent on annual grants. A gift to the WCA Endowment Fund is an excellent way to create a memorial to a loved one or a legacy for you. Donors who make provision for the WCA in their estate plans will be honored as part of the Heritage Society. Ask us for more information about planned giving opportunities.

How will proceeds from the fund be used?
Donations to the Endowment by way of bequest, trust, life insurance proceeds or any other arrangements are considered part of the Endowment principal and are considered restricted from use by the WCA to fund ongoing operations. The earnings on the Endowment will be used to fund the programs and services of the WCA.

How will donations to the endowment be invested?
The Endowment invests funds for the long term to provide annual distributions to be used for general WCA operations. The Endowment Fund will also grow through the reinvestment of returns in excess of the annual distribution.

When will the fund begin making distributions?
Distributions in support of the WCA from the Fund will begin once the Fund reaches $1 million. Our fundraising goal for the Endowment is $10 million.

What kinds of gifts will the fund accept?
In addition to cash gifts, the Fund can accept gifts of real or personal property, stocks, life insurance proceeds, and certain trusts or annuity contracts, as well as noncash gifts. The Fund may choose to decline a gift that could compromise the ability of the organization to accomplish its goals or that would jeopardize our exempt status.

How is the fund monitored?
The Fund is under the ever-vigilant stewardship of the WCA Board of Directors. Please ask to see our Acceptance Policies and Investment Guidelines.

If you are interested in learning more or contributing to the WCA Endowment Fund, please contact Laura at 208.343.3688, ext. 282.

EVENTS

Sep 27

2021

Live at Lunch Monday

We will be live on Facebook at Noon. Log on and join us!

learn more

Oct 01

2021

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) – which provides an opportunity to educate and engage our community and help people learn more about domestic abuse and how as individuals and as a community we can work to break the cycle of abuse. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 4 […]

learn more

Oct 01

2021

DVAM Press Conference & Community Kick-off Event

More information coming soon. Contact outreach@wcaboise.org for more information.

learn more

Oct 03

2021

2021 SueB 5K 10K

                2021 SueB 5K/10K 2021 marks the 12th annual SueB 5K 10K and continues to honor the memory of Susan “SueB” Newby. As a virtual event so we can support survivors and victims of domestic violence both locally and globally. The event will kick off on October 3, […]

learn more

Oct 13

2021

Virtual Break the Cycle Presentation

October 13, 2021 6:30-7:30 p.m.

learn more

Oct 15

2021

Lunch & Learn with Bre 10.15.21

Our lunch and learn sessions are an opportunity to learn more about The WCA and the clients we serve. Our Philanthropy Specialist, Bre, will share an overview of our services, the clients we serve, and our current needs. Bring your lunch and any questions you might have to this monthly virtual chat with Bre.

learn more

Oct 20

2021

Virtual Never Your Fault Presentation

October 20, 2021 12-1 p.m.

learn more

Nov 04

2021

Virtual Talk to Your Teen Presentation

November 4, 2021 12-1 p.m.

learn more

Nov 10

2021

Virtual Break the Cycle Presentation

November 10, 2021 12-1 p.m.

learn more

Nov 17

2021

Virtual Never Your Fault Presentation

November 17, 2021 6:30-7:30 p.m.

learn more

GET INVOLVED

PREVENTION & OUTREACH

VOLUNTEER

DONATE

© 2021 Women's and Children's Alliance | Privacy Policy | Equal Opportunity Policies