Donor legacy statement (Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation)

This Donor Legacy Statement communicates the original motivating forces for the establishment of the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation as an environmental foundation, the values and interests of the founding donors, and the lessons learned from the early years of the Foundation’s operation to guide future stewardship and management of the Foundation. The statement is based on a series of interviews with Pat Switzer, family trustees and close colleagues of Robert Switzer and a review of Bob’s Switzer’s speeches and writings for the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.

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Exploring Donor and Family Legacy

This Content Collection provides suggestions on what to include in donor legacy statements, as well as sample legacy statements and stories of how families have translated legacy into grantmaking priorities and focus.

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