80% of Nonprofit Gifts are Made Through Wills
Eighty percent of all U.S. charity is from households—a whopping number that outpaces gifts from private foundations (15%) and businesses (5%). Included in that 80% is gifts made through wills. Many nonprofit leaders feel they must be experts in all forms of planned giving to encourage such gifts from their donors. In fact, the secret is just asking.
Building a Wills and Bequest program explores ways you can build a program that will attract your donors to your mission with a final gift, often of high impact and generosity.
Speaker: Amy Owen, Executive Director, Community Foundation for Loudoun & Northern Fauquier Counties
Amy Owen and her husband, Don, live near Unison, Virginia, Loudoun County. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Alabama and received her Master’s Degree in Interpersonal Communications from West Virginia University. The majority of her professional career has been in nonprofit management with interim teaching roles as an adjunct professor at Shepherd University. For more than 10 years, she managed and directed fundraising programs for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy based in Harpers Ferry, WV. Since May 2012, she has served as lead executive of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties.
Amy OwenCommunity Foundation for Loudoun & No. Fauquier Counties
Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards
The Loudoun Chamber is excited to celebrate it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on March 3, 2022. We will honor top business and community leaders and celebrate the success of the Chamber’s 2021 Board of Directors Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, Morven Park, and welcome in our 2022 Board. View 2022 Finalists
The 40th Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship.
Small Business Awards
For 28 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2022 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. This event will take place in the Fall, date TBD. View Photos / View 2021 Finalists & Winners
The Loudoun Chamber will honor our community’s real life heroes on April 1, 2022, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions, at the 37th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards. Loudoun’s top business and community leaders will join us for this proud Chamber tradition, and demonstrate their respect and appreciation for these dedicated public servants and their selfless acts of heroism and service.