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Asbury Woods Endowment

Asbury Woods Endowment

Help Build a Bright and Lasting Future For the Woods – Forever

To assure that Asbury Woods Nature Center will be in our community forever, we have established a permanent Endowment Fund at the Erie Community Foundation. Like other endowments, the purpose of the Asbury Woods Partnership Endowment is to support the mission and work of Asbury Woods in perpetuity.

By establishing our Endowment Fund at the Erie Community Foundation, we can rely on The Foundation’s expertise and combined resources in the areas of investment management, audit and other endowment related services while focusing on our mission “to provide the region with opportunities to experience, study and enjoy nature and to be a model site for sustainable environmental practices”. You can rest assured that your donation will be wisely and securely managed.

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Asbury Woods Endowmen

Help Build a Bright and Lasting Future For the Woods – Forever

To assure that Asbury Woods Nature Center will be in our community forever, we have established a permanent Endowment Fund at the Erie Community Foundation. Like other endowments, the purpose of the Asbury Woods Partnership Endowment is to support the mission and work of Asbury Woods in perpetuity.

By establishing our Endowment Fund at the Erie Community Foundation, we can rely on The Foundation’s expertise and combined resources in the areas of investment management, audit and other endowment related services while focusing on our mission “to provide the region with opportunities to experience, study and enjoy nature and to be a model site for sustainable environmental practices”. You can rest assured that your donation will be wisely and securely managed.

Ways to Give:

  • One-time gift designed to the Endowment Fund
  • Memorial and in honorarium gifts through the Celebration Garden are added to the Endowment Fund
  • Designate a portion of your will, bequest or estate plan be gifted to the Asbury Woods Endowment Fund

Asbury Woods Endowment Fund Value:  $180,783 (as of 12/31/2020)

Asbury Woods Endowment Fund Goal by 2030:  $1.5 million (approximately twice current annual operating budget)

If you are interested in discussing the Asbury Woods Endowment Fund or making a gift to it, please contact Carissa Snarski at 814-836-6179 or csnarski@asburywoods.org.  If you are interested in the Erie Community Foundation’s investment policies and financial audits, please visit https://www.eriecommunityfoundation.org/about/investments-financials.