Planned Giving Options: Meeting Your Charitable and Financial Goals
Planned Giving is a term that refers to setting up a mechanism to make a gift that benefits a charitable organization at some time in the future. No matter how you arrange your planned gift, it will have distinct tax, financial, and charitable benefits. Always consult with your financial adviser.
A Bequest is the simplest method of Planned Giving. A provision in the donor’s will provides a gift to charity out of the donor’s estate.
Other ways to make a charitable gift are the Charitable Remainder Trust, Charitable Lead Trust, and Gift Annuity. These can be structured in such a way that a fund is established so that the donor receives some income for a specific period of time or until the time of the donor’s death. For this type of Planned Gift, the Land Trust recommends that donors look to a large charitable fund such as the Idaho Community Foundation (idcomfdn.org) to administer the gift.
A charitable gift to the Wood River Land Trust provides for the enduring protection of land, water, and wildlife in the Wood River Valley and surrounding areas.
Create Your Legacy
If you would like to support the Wood River Land Trust’s work and retain control of assets during your lifetime, your solution may be a charitable bequest. Leave a conservation legacy.
Use Your IRA for Nature
Did you know that you can now make a distribution from your IRA to the Wood River Land Trust without incurring tax on the withdrawal?
Plan for Tomorrow, Today
Life-income gifts are a smart way to support our work and take care of your financial future as well. Read one donor’s story »
A Gift for You & Nature
A charitable gift annuity gives you a steady stream of income for your future and may also provide you with significant tax benefits.
Gifts of Stock are Easy
Gifts of appreciated securities are simple to make, can have an immediate impact on nature and may also provide you with significant tax benefits.
Not sure where to begin?
Use our simple Legacy Planner tool or view all giving options to learn more about the many tax-efficient ways to provide lasting support for the natural world.
Join The Legacy Club
If you have already included the Wood River Land Trust in your estate plans, please let us know so that we can thank you and welcome you to The Legacy Club.
Need more information about gift planning with the Wood River Land Trust?
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