Forest Home was founded and instituted for one reason alone and that was that men and women, boys and girls should be introduced to the Lord Jesus Christ, and find the place that He wants for them in this world.

-Henrietta Mears, Founder of Forest Home

Invest in Changed Lives for Eternity by Investing in Forest Home’s Future

The heart of Forest Home is our mission to proclaim the Gospel and let it take root and transform every camper. Our founder, Henrietta Mears, had a passion to show the love of Christ to each person she met. We honor that legacy by providing a place where people can hear God’s Word and be forever changed by Jesus Christ, from reconciled marriages to children asking Jesus in their heart for the first time … this is the heartbeat of what we do.

How can you be part of Forest Home’s future?

The Forest Home Foundation Endowment makes it possible for you to multiply your impact and give to the long-term ministry of Forest Home. Our vision is to provide $3,000,000 every year to Forest Home. The endowment will preserve, protect, and provide financial support to the ministry of Forest Home for years to come.

You can give an outright gift to our general endowment fund or with a gift of $10,000 or more, you can create an endowment fund in your name or in honor of a loved one. Your endowment gift will invest in changes lives for eternity by investing in Forest Home’s future for generations to come.

What is an endowment?

An endowment is a fund that holds its principal in perpetuity and pays out a portion annually to Forest Home’s operations and programs. The Forest Home Foundation professionally invests the endowment to make a profitable return for both the growth of the principal and the income for Forest Home.

Fund Growth

What kind of assets can you donate?

1. Gifts from your will

2. Gifts of cash

3. Gifts of appreciated assets such as securities, real estate, business interests, life insurance, and retirement plan assets

4. Gifts that provide you with income

5. Gifts that honor a family member by making a tribute gift

Contact Us

To learn more about the impact and performance of Forest Home Foundation’s endowment, contact Kris Scarborough at (909) 389-2224 or