Matching Gift by Tribute Technology Helps Trust Raise More Than $22,000
LINCOLNSHIRE, IL — November 21, 2022 — Thanks to a generous donation match pledge made by Tribute Technology, the Selected Educational Trust raised $12,159 in donations from Selected member firms, individuals, and supporting organizations between September 15 and October 31. Combined with Tribute Technology’s pledge to match donations dollar for dollar up to $10,000, these gifts brought the donation total to more than $22,000!
As a result of this generosity, the Trust will continue to provide the best educational opportunities for the advancement and support of all who work within and for the independent funeral service profession.
“We are deeply grateful to Tribute Technology for showing their faith in the mission of the Trust and making this outcome a reality,” said Stefanie Favia, Senior Director of Development at the Trust. “People support an organization because they want to make a difference. When a donor can literally double their financial impact with a giving opportunity such as this from Tribute Technology – well, that just makes giving even sweeter!”
About the Selected Educational Trust
The mission of the Selected Educational Trust (www.selectedtrust.org) is to provide the best educational opportunities for the advancement and support of all who work within the independent funeral service profession. To fulfill this mission, the Trust provides programs which offer scholarships to mortuary science students and funeral service professionals, education programs serving to bridge the gap between school and on-the-job training through its Institute for Exceptional Funeral Service (www.funeral-institute.org) and networking and employment opportunities through its Workforce Development Centers.