Managing your church or agency's

Gifting Opportunities

On Nov. 3, 2014, BFI managed nearly $4 million of assets for nearly 200 deferred gift clients. BFI manages the assets of its deferred gift program in a manner that is appropriate for the various deferred gift instruments using the services of top-quality asset managers.

BFI offers and administers a variety of deferred gift opportunities and helps individuals fulfill their charitable interests through a deferred gift program that is consistent with values of the Church of the Brethren.

To see the BFI Development Directory click here

Gifting Options

Brethren Foundation can assist you in establishing or managing deferred gifts, including -

  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Commuted Annuities
  • Revocable Trusts
  • Charitable Gift Fund
  • Life Estate Agreements
  • Pooled Income Fund

Development Directory

This directory was developed by Brethren Foundation for the use of anyone who wants to contact Church of the Brethren organizations. You may make limited copies for your own use. Please refer others to this website for their own copy. Any additions or changes should be sent to us at

Building financial security

Bettering the world


Brethren Benefit Trust provides retirement benefits, health and welfare benefits, asset management, and financial advocacy to pastors, employees, and members of the greater Church of the Brethren community.

Since it began as the Pension Board in 1943, BBT has been called to serve its members and clients, and we are thankful for that opportunity.