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The Collington Foundation

Founded in 1996 by a group of residents wanting to expand philanthropy, Collington’s Fellowship Fund, The Collington Foundation, is a non-profit charged with providing financial assistance in support to Collington’s purpose: to improve the lives of its residents, the work environment of its staff, and the effectiveness of its community outreach. The Foundation is focused on good stewardship, its fiduciary responsibility, best practices and transparency. The Foundation also strives to increase stewardship among Collington’s constituent groups and to build meaningful relationships with resident families, area non-profits, businesses, universities and government agencies—all working for the betterment of services for the aging.

We sincerely appreciate those who have donated to the Foundation, your donations are what help us grow and continue to improve the lives of our residents, staff members and the community. If you are interested in donating, gifts can be made online or by check payable to The Collington Foundation. If you would like your gift designated to a specific fund, please note that fund on your check. Undesignated gifts are allocated to the Annual Fund.

Outright Gifts of Cash or Securities

An outright gift in the form of cash or securities permits an immediate federal income tax deduction. Gifts of long-term appreciated securities may offer additional benefits.

Planned Gifts

These are bequests, gifts made over a period of time, and are structured to meet your specific financial objectives while also benefiting Collington. Planned gifts can offer significant advantages of favorable income, as well as savings on capital gains and estate taxes. These options allow donors to transfer cash real estate or other assets – while in some cases retain an income from the assets for life.

Memorial Gifts

You may wish to make a contribution in honor of someone of significance to you and the community. Perhaps it is a friend, neighbor or someone who has served the community as a board or staff member. You are welcome to make a donation online or download a printable donation form in PDF format. All gifts will be acknowledged and recognized.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many corporations match gifts to charitable institutions made by employees; some will match the gifts of employee spouses and retired employees as well. Contact your personnel office for information about your employer’s matching-gift program.