A non-cash gift, also called an in-kind gift (or gift-in-kind), is a non-monetary contribution of personal property or professional services that benefit Lane in a variety of ways.
In-kind gifts can typically be split into two different categories: those used for educational purposes by a specific program and those used for fundraising purposes.
One of the biggest costs for the college is the need for upgraded equipment in our dozens of professional/technical programs. Your gift of equipment has immediate impact on our instructional capability. From culinary arts to nursing, from an engine for the diesel program to a potter's wheel for an art class, college programs welcome donor support.
Talk with the department to which your donation would be directed to discover how you or your company can become a benefactor to one of our 45 career programs. Here are examples of equipment that has been donated in the past:
- Up-to-date electronics and photographic equipment
- Vehicles, motors
- Diesel engines, airplanes, scrap metal, tools and machinery
- Culinary tools and equipment
- Medical, dental, and lab equipment
- Sports and exercise equipment
- Library course books and subscriptions
In-Kind Gifts Used For Fundraising Purposes
The Lane Community College Foundation also welcomes items that can be auctioned off during fundraising events. Examples include:
- Gift baskets or gift certificates for products and services
- Tickets (music, theater, sports events, travel, etc.)
- Vacation home and rental property at various times throughout the year
- Use of facilities, food, beverages, or decoration for fundraising events
- Event sponsorships and cause-related marketing