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Thank you for considering a gift to Concordia Language Villages. With the generous support from our Global Family, we will continue to inspire courageous global citizens. Concordia Language Villages is a program of Concordia College, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

It Takes a Village Fund

Established to ensure our organization has the resources necessary to continue offering world-class programming. Your gift will support critical infrastructure at Concordia Language Villages to secure our language and cultural immersion programs for next summer, and for years to come!

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Sup sogŭi Hosu Korean Language Village

The Korean Language Village is currently being built on Turtle River Lake. Click here to learn more about the culturally authentic design and construction progress.

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Passport Fund

The Passport Fund is our primary scholarship fund. Donations to the Passport Fund provide need-based scholarships. While this fund supports youth villagers across all programs, you can direct your donation to specific languages.

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Village Vision Fund

Enable our Village deans to pursue ideas that capture new cultural facets of their respective programs. Village Vision Fund gifts are designated for a specific Language Village.

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Endowed Fund

Give to one of our many endowed funds or create your own! Endowments support scholarships, special projects, staff development and general operating expenses. Click below to donate or call (800) 222-4750 for information on how to create a new endowed fund.

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Capital Projects

Support our efforts to build architecturally authentic sites on our Turtle River Lake property in Bemidji, Minn. Your gift can make the language learning at Concordia Language Villages a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Planned giving has become a popular component of estate management, benefiting both the giver and the receiving organization. Planned gifts from our alumni dramatically impacts our ability to continue our mission and offer world-class programming. The following are types of planned gifts available:

Charitable Gift Annually

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Supplement income with fixed annual payments.

Charitable Lead Trust

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Reduce gift and estate taxes on assets passing to heirs.

Charitable Remainder Unitrust

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Create a hedge against inflation over the long term.

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust

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Secure a fixed and often increased income.

Life Insurance Gift

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Make a large gift at little or no cost to yourself.

Bequest in Will or Living Trust

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Defer a gift until after your lifetime.

Retirement Plan Gift

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Avoid the twofold taxation on retirement plan assets.

Real Estate Gift

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Avoid capital gains tax on the sale of a home or other real estate.

Outright Gift or Appreciated Property

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Make a quick and easy gift of appreciated property.

For more information on establishing a planned gift, call our Office of Development at (800) 222-4750.

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Contact our Development team at clvdevelopment@cord.edu.

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Corporate and Foundation Giving

Each year, Concordia Language Villages counts on generous local and national businesses and foundations for charitable contributions. These donations enable Concordia to keep its tuition costs down, fund programs and student-faculty research, provide for continued faculty development, bring new technology to campus and keep our facilities in their best condition. Through their contributions, these businesses and foundations are also showing their valued support for Concordia’s mission and strengthening its essential ties to the community.

For more information on corporate and foundation giving, call our Office of Development at (800) 222-4750.

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Work at Concordia Language Villages

Concordia Language Villages staff may speak a Village language, creatively teach culture, work and play hard. They also develop skills and qualities that will make them excellent employees in any field.