Individuals

The Georgia United Methodist Foundation encourages faithful stewardship by offering the following ministries to United Methodists in Georgia.

Certificates
GUMF offers United Methodists in Georgia above average returns on certificates with 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-year (now 2.5%) maturities. Certificate investments fund GUMF’s Loan Program, which helps United Methodist churches and ministries grow.

Endowments and Trusts
Do you need help planning your finances to benefit your family, as well as your United Methodist church or favorite ministry? GUMF offers free consultations to develop planned giving strategies.

Estate Planning
Do you need help preparing your will and other estate-related documents? GUMF’s online Wills Guide makes it easy to create your estate plan.

Scholarships and Donor Advised Funds
Would you like to create a scholarship fund in memory or honor of a pastor, loved one, a group of individuals, your church or a favorite ministry? GUMF can help you establish and manage endowments and donor advised funds.

472 Scholarships Totaling $355,700 Since 2011!
Do you know a United Methodist student in Georgia who attends a United Methodist college, university or seminary? GUMF partners with Georgia students' United Methodist churches, the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation, and participating United Methodist-related schools to offer up to $4,000 per student in annual United Methodist Dollars for Scholars scholarships.