Planned Giving

Fletcher Seminary is a registered 501c3 and has received a full determination letter from the IRS declaring us as tax exempt. The seminary is cultivating a base of committed initial donors. Fletcher recruited multiple lead gifts for a capital campaign and developed a strategy to cultivate monthly giving.

Our Commitment to Donors

Transparency – Fletcher pledges to keep donors informed of how their gifts are being used, and to always make available institutional financial statements as appropriate.

Accountability – We believe strongly that donor gifts should be used for the propose they were given. Fletcher pledges to abide by strict accounting standards, submitting to an annual independent audit.

Trust – We pledge to cultivate meaningful relationships rooted in trust with our donors, and to conduct all interactions in a professional manner.

 

Gifts

Gifts to Fletcher Seminary are fully tax deductible. Your support of innovative theological education is vital for the future of the global church and the communities we serve. Contributions may be mailed to our main office using this address: 

Jesse C. Fletcher Seminary

901 E. Drexel Ave.

San Antonio, TX 78210-3105

Online Giving: To make an online gift use the form at the bottom of this page.

 

Our Present Needs

Startup Capital

Initial gifts given to Fletcher in the first year helped with operational startup costs and capital expenditures. These expenses included outreach efforts, church relations, and the initial hiring of staff.

Scholarships

Gifts to Fletcher help expand the curriculum and establish scholarships for the women and men who attend our seminary. We keep tuition low, and have very low overhead to remain focused on our students.

Gift Acceptance Policy

The Jesse C. Fletcher Seminary solicits and accepts gifts for purposes that help the organization further and fulfill its mission. Fletcher Seminary urges all prospective donors to seek the assistance of personal legal and financial advisors in matters relating to their gifts, including the resulting tax and estate planning consequences. The following policies and guidelines govern acceptance of gifts made to Fletcher Seminary for the benefit of any of its operations, programs or services.

Acceptable types of gifts –

The following gifts are acceptable:

  • Cash
  • Tangible personal property
  • Securities
  • Real estate
  • Remainder interests in property
  • Oil, gas, and mineral interests
  • Life insurance
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Charitable lead trusts
  • Retirement plan beneficiary designations
  • Bequests
  • Life insurance beneficiary designations.

Use of Legal Counsel — Fletcher Seminary will seek the advice of legal counsel in matters relating to acceptance of gifts when appropriate. Fletcher’s full gift acceptance policy is available here.