The SOQS Endowment Fund was established to support the future growth and activities of our nonprofit organization to ensure stability in meeting our financial goals, which, in turn provide stability in our bringing our mission to life for year’s to come. Endowment funds are permanently set aside and invested, generating further earnings. After significant growth in the fund, expenditures are made from the earnings, leaving the principal intact.
On July 8, 2015 in honor of Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show’s 40th Anniversary, founder Jean Wells Keenan announced the creation of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show Endowment Fund to ensure that the SOQS show and programs continues long after most of us are long gone. Jean announced that generous donors created a 40th Anniversary challenge: they will donate $25,000 to the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show Endowment Fund, if SOQS raises an additional $25,000 to grow the SOQS Endowment Fund to a total of $40,000 in its first year.
Your contribution will help grow the SOQS Endowment Fund. Since the announcement, we’ve raised more than $9,000 to bring us within $12,538 of our goal. Thank you to the many donors who contributed to the SOQS Endowment Fund.
To ensure your gift benefits our organization’s short and long term financial sustainability goals SOQS established the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show Endowment Fund with the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF). As an OCF partner, SOQS participates in OCF’s professional managed investment program, receives professional guidance and advice on complex gift transactions (such as real estate and stocks), and has access to experts to advise those who wish to make charitable estate planned gifts to our Endowment Fund.
Click Here to download or print a contribution form to send with a check or credit card information. You may send a check made payable to SOQS Endowment Fund to our office, or request a contribution form by calling the office.
To learn more about how to create a legacy donation in your will, please call Executive Director, Jeanette Pilak, 541-549-0989. Send donations to: SOQS, 220 S. Ash, Suite 4, Sisters, OR 97759
Thank you for your generous support!
SSJ.Inc. dba Sisters Outdoor Quilt show is a registered 501 (c) (3) Fed ID#14-1941732
ENDOWMENT FOUNDER CIRCLE DONORS
June Jaeger Sue McMahon Betsy Rickles Jodi Rusconi John & Jean Wells Keenan
Lanz Family Trust Anonymous
Torrie Gordon, John Keenan & Jean Wells Keenan, Kathy Miller
Joyce Donaldson, Nancy Ruth Mast, Jeff Omodt & Winnie St. John, Nancy Ruth Mast, Marion Shimoda, Jan Tetzlaff
Dr. Scott A & Kristin C Collins, Sheryl Gordon, Christopher W. Heaton, Sharyl McCulloch, Jeanette Pilak, John & Judy Troike, Carol Zosel & Chuck Harper, Pamela Zurer
Sheryl Chandler, Nikki Cooper, Annabell Douglass, Beth Hanson, Patricia Mullen, Judy Trego, Deborah Thomas
DONATIONS MADE IN HONOR & IN MEMORY OF:
In Honor of Jane Humphrey
In Honor of Jean Wells & Valori Wells
In Honor of June Shimoda
In Honor of Drs. Scott & Kristan Collins
In Memory of Inge Ricker
In Memory of Peggy Lou Nakahara
In Memory of Harvey Humphrey