Giving to the Foundation
Be a partner for progress. Your contribution – your investment – allows Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity to continue providing its members with exceptional collegiate experiences. Shaping more than 100 years of young men and sharpening the leading edge of an ever-changing world of agriculture. Your support provides the resources of the Alpha Gamma Rho Educational Foundation . . . the Foundation that supports your Fraternity.
Gift Acceptance Policy
Purpose - This gift acceptance policy serves as a guide to Alpha Gamma Rho Foundation (The Foundation) staff involved with accepting gifts, to outside advisors who assist in the fund raising process, and to prospective donors who wish to make gifts to the Foundation.
Gift Review Committee - This committee consists of the Alpha Gamma Rho Foundation Treasurer, the Executive Director (or a substitute appointed as needed by the President), and the President of the Foundation.
Outright Gifts: All gifts by cash or check shall be accepted by the Foundation regardless of amount. Read the full policy on cash.
Gifts of Commodities
Many of you in production agriculture have an opportunity to donate to Alpha Gamma Rho and achieve significant tax savings by making gifts of grain or other crops. Read the full policy on comodity gifts.
Publicly Traded Securities
Readily marketable securities will be accepted by the Foundation. Read the full policy on publicly traded securities.
Closely Held Securities
Non-publicly traded securities may be accepted after consultation with appropriate counsel.Read the full policy on closely held securities.
The Gift Review Committee must review gifts of real estate before acceptance. Read the full policy on real estate.
The Foundation will accept whole life insurance policies as gifts only when the Foundation is named as the owner and beneficiary of 100% of the policy. Read the full policy on life insurance.
The Foundation will accept deferred gifts with prior approval and consultation of the Gift Review Committee. Read the full policy on deferred gifts.
Standards of Care
The Foundation will issue written confirmation of gifts consistent with the IRS guidelines. Read the full policy on standards of care.
The Foundation shall not act as an executor (personal representative) for the donor's estate.Read the full policy on administrative issues.
Tangible Personal Property
Gifts of jewelry, artwork, collections, equipment and software shall be accepted after approval by the Gift Review Committee. Read the full policy on tangible personal property.
Alpha Gamma Rho's Refund and Return Policy
If you have made an error in making your donation or you have changed your mind about contributing to The Educational Foundation of Alpha Gamma Rho, we will honor all requests for a refund that are made within 30 days of the donation. When appropriate and available, Alpha Gamma Rho can also refund returned merchandise purchased through the Home Office. To request a refund please call 816-891-9200. Refunds are returned using the original method of payment.
Alpha Gamma Rho does not issue refunds on dues payments or insurance premiums.
For more information:
Grant Bargfrede, Senior Director of Operations
10101 N Ambassador Drive
Kansas City, MO 64153
Cell Phone: 515-783-4188
Office Phone: 816-891-9200 ext. 120
Email: [email protected]