Riverbend Church able to carry out its Mission, within Austin and around the world, with all the resources necessary, where we are limited only by the boldness of our faith and our understanding of the scope of God’s calling.


The Riverbend Church Foundation exists to serve God by encouraging stewardship as a way of life, and to secure, in perpetuity, the mission of Riverbend Church which is to:

Reclaim the bruised, battered, broken, and bored to the cause of Jesus Christ so that they might be Restored to a committed, personal relationship with Christ and thereby, in the course of their own spiritual growth, become Reproducers for the Kingdom of God.


  • Identify and establish Endowments, to perpetuate the ministries of Riverbend Church, with charitable gifts from donors’ supporting the Ministry’s they believe best reflects their legacy.
  • Provide individuals, businesses and other organizations within the Austin community the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy and experience the miracle of giving to their cherished causes in the church and community.



Why Give?

You care about the mission of Riverbend Church

You hope for Sustainability of Riverbend Church into the Future

You have the ability to give to Riverbend Church


to Riverbend Church

  • Principal Objective is the acceptance of donations to establish permanent endowment funds to further the mission of Riverbend Church.
  • A vibrant and well-funded foundation will fund longer-term initiatives.
  • The foundation will, in time, provide a more stable and predictable level of income, providing a “buffer” against economic downturns.
  • Specific endowed funds will provide a permanent level of income.

to Donors

  • Provides a vehicle for flexible charitable giving.
  • Allows Donors to return the bounty of their life’s blessings through gifts beyond the scope of tithes and offerings:
    –Charitable Trusts
    –Testamentary Bequests
    –Assignment of Financial Instruments and Insurance Contracts
    –Transfers of Real Property
  • Allows donors to specifically target their gifts as desired
  • Allows donors to establish a legacy by creating a named endowment in an area of their passion
  • Donors will have a high degree of confidence that their endowed gifts will be used as they specified, in perpetuity


Additional ways to support by donation:
Physical check, Stock, Mutual Funds and Certificates, Wire Transfer, Asset-Based (real-estate, business interests, etc.)

Please contact Norm Schoenfeld, Operations Pastor >

Riverbend Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization with a Board of Directors managing the Corporation separate from Riverbend Church. 

A relationship has been established between the RCF and the National Christian Foundation (NCF), in orderto use their expertise in gift acceptance and management of funds.