Become a Ruthmere Forever Challenge Match Contributor!

Are you a leader who likes to help organizations that demonstrate support from their community?

You can be confident that you are backing a winner!

  • RUTHMERE FOREVER CHALLENGE MATCH IS A GAME CHANGER
  • 1.     By committing to a Ruthmere Forever Challenge Match, your philanthropy will be leveraged in a variety of ways.  First your contribution is available and accessible for direct support of current programs.  In 2018, nearly 25% of Ruthmere's operational support came in the form of Ruthmere Forever Challenge Match gifts.
  • 2.     A Challenge Match contribution is also designated at the time of your gift for optional use in the "Ruthmere Forever Challenge Match Pool," meaning that it can be utilized for the purpose of either public match support in grant applications or as "challenge matches" from community funding partners that support a wide variety of Ruthmere Campus projects and programs.  Your generosity is fully leveraged!



IT STARTS WITH YOU TODAY!

You can make this dream a reality by becoming a Ruthmere Forever Challenge Match Contributor now.  YOUR LEADERSHIP and GENEROSITY as a Ruthmere Forever Challenge Match Contributor will be the key that unlocks additional resources in grants and other matching funding partners in our community to keep Ruthmere Museum and the Havilah Beardsley House thriving NOW and FOREVER!

Can you imagine Elkhart without them?

Click to make a Ruthmere Forever Challenge Match Contribution Online



INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAPER CHECKS FOR RUTHMERE FOREVER CHALLENGE MATCH CONTRIBUTORS:

1. Make your check out "RUTHMERE" in any amount. 
2. Write "Ruthmere Forever Challenge Match" on the memo line of your check.
3. Send check to:
Ruthmere Forever

302 E. Beardsley Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46514


The Ruthmere Forever funding program has replaced the traditional Ruthmere Annual Fund as the principal giving mechanism to support Ruthmere along with membership.  For more information contact Executive Director Bill Firstenberger at 574-264-0330 ext. 105 or email bfirstenberger@ruthmere.org.

(574)-264-0330

(888)-287-7696


302 E. Beardsley Ave.

Elkhart, IN 46514

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