Our Endowment

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What is the Villanova Endowment?

The Villanova Endowment serves as a vital and restricted fund, designed to create a sustainable income stream for crucial projects, most notably merit-based and need-based student scholarships. The interest accrued from these investments plays a pivotal role, extending a helping hand to students who otherwise might struggle to afford the enriching educational opportunities provided by the institution.

How can I give to the Endowment Fund?

Gifts may be added to this fund through:

- A donation, given at anytimeBequests (a designation in one's will or living trust).
- Life insurance proceeds (either through beneficiary designation or through a gift of the policy itself).
- Assignment of certificates of deposit.
- Transfers of property such as cash, stocks, bonds, and real estate.
- Memorial gifts in the name of a family member or friend.
- Charitable gift annuity remainders.
- Charitable remainder trust remainders.
- Beneficiary designation in an IRA or another retirement plan.

For those seeking a more personalized approach to contributing, the option to establish your own named scholarship is available. If you are interested, simply click on "Establish a Scholarship" to access further information. To begin the process or inquire about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to contact the Development Office at (805) 646-1464 ext 127. They will be delighted to assist you and provide all the necessary details for creating a meaningful and impactful scholarship in your name.

How is the Villanova Endowment managed?

The Board of Directors is responsible for all endowment investment and distribution policies and to ensure that these policies comply with the laws of the State of California. The Endowment Fund Committee of the Board of Directors is responsible for making all investment decisions in accordance with these policies.

You may also wish to establish your own named scholarship. Click on Establish a Scholarship for further information and call the Development Office at (805) 646-1464 ext 127.

"You may deduct charitable contributions of money or property made to qualified organizations if you itemize your deductions." (IRS Publication 78)

Villanova Prep is a qualified organization and has 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. ID#95-1641972

Contributions to the school are fully tax deductible for the tax year in which the contribution is made.