Protecting Your Legacy

At the Duke Endowment, the donor’s words and values remain a constant guide.

Donor Intent Resource Library

Our resource library will direct you to the best articles, books, and discussions on establishing and preserving donor intent.

Get Help Protecting Donor Intent

It is a core responsibility of all philanthropists to define as clearly as possible what they intend their charitable giving to achieve

Clarifying Your Philanthropic Purpose

A vitally important step in safeguarding donor intent is defining and clarifying your mission statement.

The Philanthropy Roundtable's Donor Intent Initiative provides education, practical guidance, and individual consultation on best practices to ensure donors' principles and priorities are protected.

Guidebooks

Protecting Your Legacy

A Wise Giver’s Guide to Honoring and Preserving Donor Intent

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