LTL and Foundation

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Background

The Lanier Theological Library is a Texas nonprofit corporation owned and managed by the Lanier Theological Library Foundation, founded in 2011. The foundation and its governing board is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the primary goal of securing voluntary contributions to help support operational expenses, acquisition of materials, public programs, and capital needs of the Lanier Theological Library. The governing board is composed of six (6) members, all with an interest in promoting the Library and in looking for possibilities for maintaining, growing and endowing the future of the library. Monetary contributions are administered by the Foundation.

Purpose
The purpose of the Lanier Theological Library Foundation is to:
  • Create and maintain an endowment to finance future library needs;
  • Provide funds for outreach such as public programs, scholar and student visits, and special conferences;
  • Provide the library community with a way to support the library with donations, gifts and/or bequests;
  • Oversee professional management of fund assets;
  • Produce a source of income to supplement the library operating budget.
Assets Accepted by the Lanier Theological Library Foundation
  • Cash
  • Publicly Traded Securities
  • Life Insurance and Retirement Plan
  • Assets
  • Real Estate
  • Tangible Personal Property: In general, donors who wish to make gifts of books, artwork, furniture or other tangible personal property should be directed to the Library Director and the Library Board of Trustees, unless the donor directs that the item(s) are to be sold and the proceeds added to the Lanier Theological Library Foundation endowment.
Deferred Gift Acceptance Guidelines
Gifts by Will or Trust: Bequests received will be applied for the charitable purpose requested by the donor, as long as those purposes are reasonable, practical and in harmony with the mission of the Lanier Theological Library Foundation. Unrestricted bequests shall be added to the endowment. 
 
Acknowledgement and Recognition
All gifts shall be acknowledged with a personal note from the Lanier Theological Board of Directors and gifts of $250 or more will receive a letter with the necessary verbiage for donor’s tax purposes.
 
Giving Opportunities
The library is honored to accept any size gift.
  • You may donate online through a secure server: Give now
  •  contact Library Administration at 281-477-8400 or Charles G. Mickey for more information about specific donations and gifts
  • Make checks payable to  Lanier Theological Library Foundation or LTL Foundation, 6810 FM 1960 W, Houston, TX 77069

We are so grateful for your desire to support the LTL as we continue equipping students and scholars of the Word.

 
 
 
Confidentiality
All agreements and all information concerning donors and prospective donors shall be held in strict confidence by the LTL Foundation, subject to legally authorized and enforceable requests for information by governing agencies and courts.
All other requests for donor information will be honored or allowed only if the donor grants permission, in writing, before the release of such information.
 
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