LEGACY PHILANTHROPIC ADVISORS

Systemic Giving Back Paying Forward Philanthropy
 
Together with your compassion and our network of expertise
we will impact change to achieve an equitable difference.

Elevated Giving = Elevated Results     

The many challenges the world faces today are so complex and wide-ranging no one organization or philanthropist can solve them alone.  To drive long term social impact, systemic change and innovation we must work together.  It is critical to seek partners everywhere to find breakthrough solutions and bring private sector resources to the development space.  We are harnessing the power of partnerships by collaborating with philanthropist, foundations, corporations, governments and social organizations to drive impactful philanthropy.   

Resourceful Giving

We make philanthropist contributions go further.  LEP covers all the costs for the administration, planning, review and continued development of programs so all philanthropic giving goes toward maximizing impact. And whenever we can fund alongside philanthropists, we do so with LEP match funding.

Build Your Own Program

    Our philanthropy advisors will support you in implementing your own strategy – including sourcing, evaluating, monitoring and managing – with LPA covering all our costs from research to management.  Strategic charity giving and compassion is stratagized to compliment your portfolio as philanthropy.

Unlocking Opportunity

   We're constantly working with our partners and extensive network to find, develop and fund new programs with the potential to be transformative, scalable and sustainable.

     Legacy Endowment Partners is a non-profit  philanthropy management firm.  With an approach that takes advantage of our unique network, we’re taking a leading role in driving impactful philanthropy that delivers breakthrough solutions to social and environmental issues.  We know that solving these issues requires collaborative initiatives that make real change on a large scale so we’re taking smart risks on evidence-based, scalable solutions in association with established as well as venture partners.  Together we're improving health, education and child and senior welfare, while tackling the effects of environmental degradation and climate change on communities of color.  

     Engagement is the singular path to a sustainable future to underserved communities.  Philanthropists choose to work with us because we take their passions personally, providing a variety of giving options and taking that journey with them.   And they know that because of our expertise, innovation and network, we’re successfully finding bold solutions, giving them the powerful impact they desire.

     We are the only foundation linked to a global wealth manager staffed with philanthropy experts. With an approach that takes advantage of our unique network, we’re taking a leading role in driving impactful philanthropy that delivers breakthrough solutions to social and environmental issues.  We know that solving these issues requires collaborative initiatives that make real change on a large scale so we’re taking smart risks on evidence-based, scalable solutions in association with established along side venture partners. Together we're improving health, education and child and senior welfare, while tackling the effects of environmental degradation and climate change on communities of color.  

     Philanthropists choose to work with us because we take their passions personally, providing a variety of giving options and taking that journey with them. And they know that because of our expertise, innovation and network, we’re successfully finding bold solutions, giving them the powerful impact they want.

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  Legacy Giving - Visible Return

    As social investor, we provide up-front and sustained funding for girls education including the Butterfly Project, a remote Kenyan boarding school that educates not only girls from nearby villages that would otherwise never no literacy, but nurtures and educates girls recused from sex-trafficking, child labor and genital mutilations.  Founded 20 years ago by American Sha Givens today the school boards 164 girls and now 33 boys.  The Butterfly school is recognized by the Kenyan government and UNCF for its transcendent development of students eligible for employment as well as college. 

Proliferating Urban Farming

     Will Allen, the son of a sharecropper, former professional basketball player, ex-corporate sales leader and is founder and CEO of Growing Power Inc.  Will has become recognized as one of our preeminent thinkers on agriculture and food policy and is a leading authority in the expanding field of urban agriculture.  In 2008, Allen was named was awarded a prestigious John D. and Katherine T. McArthur Foundation Fellow “genius grant” for his work – only the second farmer ever to be so honored.

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Environmental Justice Defense Institute

   Dr. Robert Bullard is often referred to as the “father of the environmental justice movement.” One of the leading voices on the issue for decades,  he was named one of Newsweek’s 13 “Environmental Leaders of the Century”.  In 2013, he was the first African American to be honored with the Sierra Club John Muir Award.  Dr Bullard has authored numerous books on the prominence of waste facilities in predominately African-American areas all over the nation, as well as others that address urban land use, industrial facility siting, housing, transportation, climate justice, emergency response, smart growth, and equity. 

STANDING IN THE GAP FUND
proudly facilitated contracted fulfillment of FDA and/or CDC registered medical personal protective equipment pro-bono at factory cost plus the cost of shipping on behalf of qualified non-profit 501 (C)(3) organizations. PPE included but was not limited to N95 , KN95 Niosh certified and medical mask together with CDC  or FDA approved protective isolation medical gowns.

Help in the fight against
COVID-19 Coronavirus
We are working with local and global partners
to provide critical resources where needed.
Join the Fight with
Standing In The Gap Fund

  • Prevent the spread of the virus: educating communities regarding signs, symptoms, transmission, and preventative measures like hand hygiene and social distancing – including supporting livelihoods to make social distancing possible. 

  • Detect cases as they emerge: supporting frontline health organizations to identify symptoms, and also help facilitate testing.

  • Respond as the situation unfolds: increasing capacity for emergency treatment among health organizations and making sure primary health services remain functional.

    Samantha Harris and  Davon Scott aspiring pediatrician and orthopedic surgeons respectively are medical students at Loma Linda University.  Sharing a passion for children, they have co-authored Why We Stay Home, a picture book to aid parents in explaining and children in understanding why we are staying home and practicing social distancing during a "pandemic".  This free book has been downloaded over 50,000 times internationally.  

     Check out their second children's book, What's In a Heartbeat".

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