FINANCIAL STATUS OF THE FUND
The Fund’s investments are divided and managed by the institutions: The Boston Foundation and Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund, also of Boston.
The cumulative financial activities of the Fund as of December 31, 2006, are:
Total Contributions Received since inception: $673,825.46
Total Grants made to the RAI since inception: $389,230.00
Net $ 284,595.46
Net current funds invested and held for
future grants: $625,071.00
The finances of the Fund have appreciated over this period: $340,475.54
FUND RAISING GOALS
The Fund is currently seeking additional donations and legacies in order to achieve its goal of a permanent endowment of $1,000,000 to $2,000,000, the income from which will support at least two to three fellowships per year.
We would welcome any advice on further sources of contributions to this Fund.
To make contributions to the Fund checks should be made payable to the Anthropologists' Fund for Urgent Anthropological Research and sent to Dr. George N. Appell, P. O. Box A, Phillips, ME 04966, U.S.A.
or to the Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1P 5HS, UNITED KINGDOM.
All contributions are tax exempt and will be deposited in the Fund's account in the Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund, of Boston, MA, or in the account at the Boston Foundation (a community foundation), the assets of which are being managed by Pell Rudman, of Boston. Other contributions from within the United Kingdom are held by the Royal Anthropological Institute and are also entirely tax exempt.
Dr. Appell, Founding Sponsor, will be pleased to discuss donations and legacies for the Fund with prospective donors.
Also, please advise us if any contributor wishes to remain anonymous.
We are very pleased that this Fund is progressing so well and that all contributions go to funding research. No funds are used for fund-raising or administrative expenses whatsoever.
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Last modified: 28 Aug 07