Endowments & Foundations

More Than Investment Management

We understand that different organizations face different challenges. Recognizing that there is no one-size-fits-all approach, we have developed a focused set of services that are customized to help your organization meet its financial and philanthropic goals.

Our Endowment & Foundation services provide five pillars of support to help organizations achieve their core charitable and philanthropic missions.

Learn more about our services

Our team is here to answer any questions you may have. Contact us if you would like to learn more about our Endowment & Foundation services.

A Robust Servicing Framework

We offer services that align your goals with the right tools to achieve them. From meeting spending needs and evaluating investment options, to fiduciary best practices and fundraising support, Manning & Napier is committed to partnering with your organization to help it achieve its mission.

Fundraising Support

Manning & Napier offers a full spectrum of services that focus on the various stages of fundraising. We can help identify and implement strategies designed to increase funding from current and potential donors.

Download the Fundraising Principles Guidebook

Spending Policy Analysis & Design

Our analysis can help your organization evaluate and, if needed, amend its spending policy using forward projections as well as historical market context.

Board & Staff Education

To keep your members involved and engaged, we offer education services that cover a variety of topics and are customized to the sophistication level of your group.

Portfolio Management

We can help with every aspect of portfolio management for your organization.

Ongoing Monitoring

Our services include meeting with your organization to review a consolidated progress report that assesses how close you are to meeting your fundraising, spending, education, and investment goals.


Thought Leadership

We offer a level of support far beyond investment management that can truly add value to your organization’s efforts by addressing the challenges endowments and foundations face today.

Impact: Helping Endowments & Foundations Succeed

Non-profits, endowments, and foundations face many unique challenges, and never has it been more evident than this year. Organizations like yours are vital to helping our communities thrive, and we created this issue of Impact because we want to help you navigate this unique and ever-changing environment.

Download your copy


Insights for Non-Profits

Sign up to stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and topics.


  • December 22, 2020

    Maximize Control and Charitable Impact with an Endowment

    Sarah F. Bothma Associate Attorney Underberg & Kessler, LLP Guest contributors, Sarah Bothma and Ed Russell from Underberg & Kessler, LLP, share the ways donors can benefit from creating an endowment. An endowment provides great flexibility for charitable giving, …
  • November 24, 2020

    Virtual Event: Associate Board Roundtable

    Does your organization have an Associate Board or Young Professionals Group? If not, are you interested in starting one? Join us on Friday, November 20th at 12pm for a panel discussion where members of our non-profit community will share their experiences in implementing these …
  • November 19, 2020

    The Trend to Associate Boards

    Non-profits are under constant pressure to secure funds that help fulfill organizational goals. It is important to adapt giving strategies and traditional governance structures to stay on track, not only now, but also in the future.
  • October 30, 2020

    Webinar: Creating an Endowment: Learning from Real World Experience

    The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a major obstacle for the fundraising efforts of non-profits. Many have been forced to scale back on staffing and support programs, and some even had to close their doors. Organizations with an endowment have been fortunate to be able to …

Loading...