Types of gifts you can give include the following:
Cash, Check or Charge – Gifts may be “restricted” or “unrestricted” as to use. Unrestricted gifts are used where our needs are greatest. Gifts may be designated, or “restricted,” to one of our many areas of support. To restrict a gift, simply enclose a note specifying your wishes.
Property – Securities, real property, and salable property
Gifts-In-Kind – Gifts to be used in the form which they are given, such as art objects, books, and equipment. View our Wish List
Stocks and Securities – Gifts in the form of stocks. There are many tax benefits for a donor who has owned appreciated stocks for more than one year.
Gifts in Trust – Resources given in exchange for a lifetime income to you or someone you name. After which this income will be used by the Foundation according to your wishes.
Honorary and Memorial Gifts – A meaningful way to remember the life of a loved one, celebrate a special occasion (like the birth of a child or anniversary), or to honor someone special in your life. When making your gift, simply attach a note or fill in the information on your donation form as to who you wish to designate and who should receive the acknowledgement.
Bequests – You may arrange by Will that a specified dollar amount or specified percentage of your estate will be gifted to the Dawn of Hope Foundation.
Employee Matching Gifts – Gifts to the Foundation from corporations matching gifts to charitable institutions made by employees. Some companies will match the gifts of employee spouses and retired employees as well.
The mission of the Dawn of Hope Foundation is to educate individuals and organizations about the existence, needs, and purpose of the Dawn of Hope, Inc. and to generate and manage resources, which will enhance the quality and scope of services provided to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Northeast Tennessee.