and Sustaining Gifts are each considered
unrestricted donations intended to provide
the Board with the flexibility to address
immediate organizational needs and programming
Gifts are distinguishable from Sustaining
Gifts by the aggregate amount of the donation,
with Major Gifts exceeding $25,000 and
monthly, quarterly, or annualized Sustaining
donation of Major Gifts is often made in
the form of either a substantial one-time
contribution or a series of annualized contributions
over a period of years, while Sustaining
Gifts are generally donated per incremental
payment plans such as that which follows.
Gift donors receive complimentary Life Member
status in the Supporting Memberships program.
Depending on the amount of an annualized
Sustaining Gift, donors will receive either
Life or Full Member status.