Endowments are monetary gifts providing perpetual funding for the California Homebuilding Foundation's scholarship, education, and research programs. Unlike current-use gifts, which may be spent completely for immediate needs, endowment gifts are invested and only the earned income portion of the investment can be spent. A majority of Foundation endowments are established by California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame Honorees, Board of Trustees and industry friends and supporters.

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California Homebuilding Foundation endowments are carefully managed under the direction of its Board of Trustees, and assisted by an investment committee, a professional investment advisor and experienced Foundation staff to generate permanent, ongoing support for postsecondary students in a building program, high school construction training education, and industry grant funding and research.

The Foundation offers four unique investment options for you to maximize the impact and outreach of each gift: