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Thank you for investing in the work of URI!

Now More Than Ever your investment in URI elevates hope and has a positive impact on communities around the world. Every contribution matters. You can help URI achieve its goals for 2017 and 2018:

  • Increase donation revenue by 10% each year,
  • Expand donor support both nationally and globally, and
  • Elevate the visibility of URI.

You can be the catalyst in expanding URI’s organizational capacity, enabling it to respond to growing peacebuilding needs around world. We thank you for considering an investment in peace, justice and healing. To make a donation, please click here.

Beyond a one-time contribution, please consider additional ways to invest in URI’s mission:


Participate in the Monthly Giving Circle

Increase your donation and contribute in installments over the year.

Whether $5, $100 or any amount, a monthly donation is a commitment that keeps on giving. URI invites you to join its Monthly Donor Circle and be part of the URI movement of in peace, justice and healing. Please visit www.uri.org/give or contact the Development Department at give@uri.org or call 415-762-2725 to set-up a monthly contribution. Go to Top

Pledge a Multi-Year Donation

Pledge your annual contribution for several years.

You can make a significant impact in helping URI respond to its network growth needs by pledging an increased annual contribution for the next several years. This multi-year pledge ensures a baseline projected donation revenue which enables effective long term planning. Please contact the Development Department at development@uri.org or call 415-762-2723 to discuss a multi-year donation. Go to Top

Match Your Gift

Make your contribution have even greater impact by participating in your employer’s matching gift program.

United Religions dba as United Religions Initiative is a 4-Star rated URI is a 4-star rated non-profit organization on Charity Navigator. URI’s Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 68-0369482. Any questions please contact the Development Department at development@uri.org or call 415-762-2723. Go to Top

Consider a Geographic and Action Area Specific Donation

If you are passionate about supporting URI’s operations in a particular region or action area, please indicate it when making your donation. 

Geographical Interest: These contributions directly support the efforts of the URI Regional Team to deploy training, provide capacity building to the Cooperation Circles and coordinate regional assemblies to deepen relationships and share best practices.
 

Action Areas: These contributions directly enable URI to focus on training program and capacity building opportunities in the particular action area. Go to Top

Leave a Legacy of Peace

Consider including URI in your estate plans and inform us about it.

A legacy of peace and justice for our children and grandchildren is one of the greatest gifts you can give. Please consider a legacy gift through your Will, Estate Plan or Charitable Trust to help URI continue building inter-faith cooperation for a better world.

Legacy gifts can be made now or from your estate.  Legacy giving can be as simple as a bequest in your will or living trust. Other forms of legacy gifts include:

  • Beneficiary of an IRA or 401(k) or 403(b) retirement plan
  • Beneficiary of a life insurance policies
  • Beneficiary of a charitable gift annuity, remainder trust or lead trust
  • Partial undivided interest in Real Estate

Legacy gifts to URI, unless otherwise designated, help to build the endowment held at the URI Foundation, with the annual income from the endowment used to support URI’s ongoing programs and operations, and expansion of the network. The investment and spending policies are available for review.

When you inform URI about a legacy gift, you will be welcomed into the Legacy Circle. The legacy pledge will be acknowledged in the 2017-2018 Annual Impact Report.

Donor commitments to URI are an enduring investment in peace, justice and healing for our fractured world.  We would be very glad to know about a legacy gift or help you to create one. For further information, or to let us know of your plans, please contact the Development Department at development@uri.org or call 415-762-2723. Go to Top

Support the Endowment

Contact us with an interest in supporting URI with a significant gift.

Commitments to URI’s endowment are an enduring investment in peace, justice and healing for our fractured world. Contributions to the general endowment will ensure that URI meets the following goals:

  • increasing the number of Cooperation Circles
  • reaching to new regions and countries
  • building the capacity of the growing number of URI Cooperation Circles to create change in their communities
  • expanding URI’s reach through increased visibility
  • creating a sustainable financial future for URI
Depending on your interest regarding the current URI programs and operations, URI can also assist in establishing a special endowment in your name.

The URI endowment is held at the URI Foundation, with the annual income generated to support URI’s ongoing programs and operations, and expansion of the network. URI has developed robust policies regarding endowment investment and spending. For any inquiries or to meet, please contact the Development Department at development@uri.org or call 415-762-2724. Go to Top

Connect to Foundations

Help us connect with like-minded foundation giving opportunities.

URI is looking for ways to diversify its fundraising approaches and would appreciate receiving entry introductions to foundations’ leadership to discuss possible funding partnerships. Please contact the Development Department at development@uri.org or call 415-762-2724. Go to Top

Host an Event  

Introduce friends and colleagues to help us raise awareness.

One of URI’s key goals in the next few years is to expand the current donor base from mainly West Coast centric to the rest of the United States and worldwide. If you are so passionate about URI and would like to introduce it to your friends and colleagues please contact the Development Department at development@uri.org or call 415-762-2723.  We will be glad to assist with setting up the event, sending out invitations and receiving the RSVPs. Go to Top

Become an Influencer  

Spread the word through social media, your friends and colleagues.

One of URI’s key goals in the next few years is to elevate the visibility of URI via social media. If you are passionate about spreading the URI message by reposting, retweeting and blogging about URI, please let us know your interest in volunteering as an influencer. Go to Top