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- Created 2012-03-12
is a transfer of
donated to an
. The total value of an institution's investments is often referred to as the institution's endowment and is typically organized as a
Among the institutions that commonly manage an endowment are academic institutions (e.g.,
s), cultural institutions (e.g., museums, libraries, theaters, hospitals), and religious establishments.
An endowment may come with stipulations regarding its usage. In some circumstances an endowment may be required to be spent in a certain way or alternatively
ed, with the principal to remain intact in perpetuity or for a defined time period. This allows for the donation to have an impact over a longer period of time than if it were spent all at once.
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Sutton Trust: ''University Endowments - A US/UK Comparison''
Ford Foundation: ''A Primer for Endowment Grantmakers''
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