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University of California Endowment Investment Returns. This will be one of my arguments for pooling scholarship funds into a foundation or endowment where investors can manage the funds. Given that about 80% of a nonprofit’s funding comes from individuals (corporate is about 12%, and grants are about 8%, if you look at the industry as a whole), I ask myself, “If I was an individual donor, could I increase my donation amount by 5% over the course of 10 years?” Maybe. But with the rocky economy, relying on individuals to contribute consistently for 10 years straight is a stretch.
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University of California Endowment Investment Returns. This will be one of my arguments for pooling scholarship funds into a foundation or endowment where investors can manage the funds. Given that about 80% of a nonprofit’s funding comes from individuals (corporate is about 12%, and grants are about 8%, if you look at the industry as a whole), I ask myself, “If I was an individual donor, could I increase my donation amount by 5% over the course of 10 years?” Maybe. But with the rocky economy, relying on individuals to contribute consistently for 10 years straight is a stretch.

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