Acknowledging your gift is central to our relationship with you as a VPI contributor. We will provide all donors with a note
of appreciation, recognition in VPI’s annual report, and recognition items for the level of donation. We will provide:
- Note of gratitude
- Donation receipt for your tax purposes
- Facebook friend invitation for ongoing VPI updates
- Recognition in the VPI Annual Report
- Variety of appreciation and recognition opportunities for your donation
An endowment is a permanent fund that is invested. The income is used for charitable purposes, while the principal is never touched. It is a gift that keeps on giving. For VPI, the endowment fund income will seed new or help fund existing rehabilitation services programs and protect against unanticipated operating expenses or unforeseen economic downturns. Contributing to the VPI Endowment Fund makes a lasting impact by helping future generations of those with disabilities and disadvantages achieve their optimal level of independence for years to come.
The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc. serves as the fiscal steward for the VPI Endowment Fund. The Community Foundation is a tax-exempt, publicly supported nonprofit organization managing $444 million in assets across 1,644 charitable funds — mostly permanent endowments — created by many families, businesses and organizations. The Council on Foundations certifies that they achieve national standards of excellence for U.S. community foundations. The Community Foundation provides the IRS reporting, fund accounting, investment management, and financial accountability for funds. The Community Foundation assures that VPI meets the IRS criteria for tax-exempt status and that the monies granted are used for VPI’s intended purposes.
Donors are individuals, families, corporations, private foundations and charitable organizations that wish to make a difference in the lives of VPI rehabilitation services clients with disabilities and/or disadvantages. Donors range from people of modest means to those with substantial financial resources. Download pledge card. Donate now! Individuals’ employers often provide “Employer Match” giving programs, and VPI encourages this participation to invite collaboration in giving!
For organizational or corporate gifts at the Steward level and greater, VPI will print your organization’s logo in the annual report and on recognition wall signage.
Yes, we respect donors’ privacy. At the time VPI collects your donation and written indication for anonymity, we will refrain from publishing your name in the annual report or acknowledging it on the Legacy Wall for recognition at VPI’s headquarters.