1966National Exchange Club Educational Foundation (Original) 1979The National Exchange Club Foundation for the Prevention of Child Abuse (2nd) 1999The National Exchange Club Foundation (NEC Foundation) Merged & Combined 2 earlier entities 2012CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) program moved to National Exchange Club The NEC Foundation continues to support the CAP program The NEC Foundation now strictly fundraising
Provides support to all Programs of Service Americanism One Nation Under God Brochures ( NEC Foundation provides up to 100 free per club per fiscal year) Community Service Youth Recognition Youth of the Year Scholarships - $10,000 A.C.E. Scholarships - $10,000 (NEC Foundation also provides travel expenses for Award winners and their parents) Disaster Relief Hurricane Sandy Oklahoma Tornadoes Upon Request
Provides support to Exchange’s National Project - Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) for: Annual Symposium for CAP Center staff and Board Travel expense scholarships are provided to each center to attend the Annual Symposium New Director Orientation CAP related publications and materials Child Abuse – There is an Answer Believe in the Blue Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Learn the Crying Code
Local Exchange Club use of 501 (c)(3) Certificate Passthrough Grants for Clubs A club’s donor gifts can “flow-thru” the NEC Foundation (and back to the club), resulting in a tax deductible gift for the donor Supports numerous projects in various local communities Public Service Announcements (PSA’s) & Billboard donations
Over $300,000 in direct charitable support is provided each year to the NEC Programs of Service and the National Project, the prevention of child abuse. Another $200,000 is provided to NEC services. With additional donations, greater NEC Foundation distributions will be possible.
Dues - $10 of every member’s Annual Dues are designated to help support the NEC Foundation’s mission. Annual Campaign – A year-end mailing gives members the opportunity to make a tax deductible year end gift. Tribute Gifts – “In Honor of” or “In Memory of” gifts throughout the year Ocean Campaign – Encourages small, individual giving at each Club meeting. Campaign for Kids – Clubs are given the opportunity to host a special project or make a direct donation to support the CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) program and centers, fund the Youth of the Year and ACE Scholarships. Endowment Income – A portion of the investment income from funds donated to the Endowment provides additional annual support.
Berkey Fellowship – Named in honor of Exchange’s founder, Charles Berkey, this unique group of men and women have chosen to support the NEC Foundation with a gift of $1,000 in the fiscal year. Fellows attending the National Convention are invited to a dinner in their honor. Heritage Society – Membership is reserved for those who have informed us that they have included the National Exchange Club Foundation in their Estate Plan. Members in attendance at the National Convention are invited to an exclusive breakfast.
Cash, Check, or Credit/Debit Card Retirement Account Funds May be particularly attractive to those 70 ½ and older Take mandated withdrawals and avoid taxes Insurance Policies Securities (stocks & bonds) Highly appreciated ones may have significant tax savings Full Value of Gift is Tax Deductible Avoid Capital Gains Tax Real Estate
Endowment – Endowment principle is never spent; the funds are invested and the NEC Foundation receives a percentage of the earnings each year as unrestricted support… in perpetuity (forever) Where needed most (Unrestricted) – these monies can be used where ever needed: programs, operations, fundraising, donor recognition, etc.
Restricted – you may restrict your donation to your favorite area: Americanism Community Service Youth programs, recognition, & scholarship Our National Project - Child Abuse Prevention Disaster Relief
Online at the NEC website: www.nationalexchangeclub.orgwww.nationalexchangeclub.org Mail National Exchange Club Foundation 3050 Central Avenue Toledo, OH 43606 Call (419) 535-3232 or (800) 924-2643
Be an Ambassador of Goodwill Share the NEC Foundation’s mission and message with your club and at district events and meetings Annual Giving Contacts: Who do You Know? Who do Our Families Know? Who/Where are Our Active and Inactive Members? What Companies or Foundations are in Our Area? Set up Meetings with Donors/Prospective Donors Set up Meetings with Donors/Prospective Donors Include The NEC Foundation in your Estate Plan Include The NEC Foundation in your Estate Plan