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Why You Should Invest in Community Works Institute
With three decades of experience in the field, we support educators who are passionate about service-learning and sustainability. They are passionate because see the immediate effect with their students. They know what a difference these students are making, both in the here and now and for our collective future. But we need you help to widen our reach.
Most importantly, K-16 curriculum and programs that focus on service and sustainability are helping to build bridges to and within the community. These are programs that bring people together for common purpose
Since 1995 Community Works Institute (CWI) has offered transformational professional development for K-16 and community educators. Students in communities around the world have been the direct beneficiaries. make a donation online
“Transformative work during the week! I found myself becoming even more determined about the role that service-learning can have in our school.”
Vernita Vallez, Principal
Inter-American Magnet School
“I believe you touched many hearts and will start movements around the school. This was a very good session. Thank you for giving us the motivation! I now think it’s possible and have the willingness to do so.”
Ana Gabriella Ochoa Arias
Your financial support for Community Works Institute (CWI) and Community Works Journal is a leveraged investment to create positive social and educational impact. The extraordinary work of the educators represented and supported by CWI ensures that your investment will yield an outstanding return in the form of national and international advances in education: the environment; social justice; cultural and historic preservation; community arts; and other areas of social concern. Above all you are investing in our youth, the future of our world.
As a 501 (c) (3) all contributions to Community Works Institute, Inc. are tax deductible. If you are financially capable of making a donation we ask you to consider the following facts:
• In the past two decades, educators from nearly every U.S. state and many international schools have participated in CWI on-site trainings and Summer Institutes on Service-Learning and Sustainability.
• Community Works Journal online magazine reaches a large international audience of educators and community members.
• Community Works Institute serves as a crucial network, inspiration and toolbox for educators, with a unique focus on place based service-learning, sustainability, and community building
|How to Donate Online
Donate safely online, using our secure online donation system. When you make an online contribution we will receive an email confirming your donation with information for use in claiming your tax deduction.
Make an online donation of any amount, safely and securely. Your donation is tax-deductible because Community Works Institute is recognized by the IRS as a non-profit organization under Sec. 501(c)(3).
|INDIVIDUAL DONOR LEVELS
• Contributing Friend: $10-$1,999
• Sponsor: $2,000 to $4,999
• Program Partner: $5,000 to $9,999
• Anchor: $10,000 to $14,999
ORGANIZATIONAL LEVELS *
• Sponsor: $2,000* to $4,999
• Partner: $5,000 to $9,999
• Anchor: $10,000 to $14,999
• Sustaining Partner: $15,000+
*Donations at the organizational level will be recognized with your logo appear ing prominently on CWI's web site. For individual donations larger than $2,000. please contact CWI directly at 909-480-3966.
Planned giving is the best way to combine your personal financial objectives with your charitable goals. These gifts are made over time, and have several tax benefits that ensure a legacy of social change. A planned gift to Community Works Institute helps to ensure the future of the services and programs we provide, and can further your financial planning goals. Planned gifts include contributions you can make through your will and charitable trusts. You can also work with Community Works to specify your gift will support a particular geographic region, large or small.
How Do I Include Community Works Institute in My Will?
Many of our supporters make charitable gifts by naming Community Works Institute as a beneficiary in their wills. The federal government encourages these gifts or bequests by allowing an unlimited estate tax charitable deduction.
To make a bequest to Community Works Institute, the following language will be helpful to your lawyer:
I give, devise, and bequeath to Community Works Institute, the sum of _____ (or otherwise describe the gift or specify a percentage of the estate)
If you have named us as a beneficiary of your will, living trust, life insurance, retirement plan or other estate plan, we hope that you will let us know. By doing this, you will help CWI plan for the future and help ensure that your wishes are carried out after your lifetime.
We appreciate your support for Community Works and for helping to develop and promote exemplary teaching strategies, practices, programs and models that support students becoming caring, responsible and active members of their communities. .
If you have remembered Community Works Institutein your estate plans or would like more information about how to leave a legacy to Community Works Institute, please contact us.