Making a difference is important to you. When you think about your life and the impact you have made on those around you, do you realize the ripple effects of your actions?
The ripples of your generosity can reach further than you can imagine to represent both your present investment and future legacy.
If charitable giving is essential to your core values, consider making a planned gift with Foothill Family today. It’s an easy way to ensure that Foothill Family’s life-changing work in our communities will continue to thrive into the future, powered by your forethought and philanthropic legacy.
The beauty behind ripples in nature is that while they have a distinct starting point, their reach is incalculable and they continue to resonate long after they are no longer visible to the human eye.
Join the Foothill Family Legacy Partners and set your ripples into motion today.
Planned giving is easy to do and you don’t have to be wealthy to do it. Whether it is naming your favorite charity in your will or trust for a modest amount, or a gift of house and property, there is an easy option that is right for you.
It can involve assets you might never think of.
A life insurance policy. Real estate. Stocks. Business holdings. A checking or savings account. These are all assets that can be leveraged in planned gifts.
It can generate an income stream.
In return for the donation of real estate, stocks or other assets, donors can receive a series of regular payments.
It can provide generous tax benefits.
Depending upon the type of gift, short-term and/or long-term tax benefits may apply. Donors at a variety of income levels can benefit. Be sure to consult with your financial or estate planner for more specifics.
It can work in tandem with other family priorities.
Planned giving is not an “all or nothing” option. Gifts can exist side-by-side with other beneficiaries and personal priorities.
It’s long remembered.
Designating a planned gift automatically makes you a member of the organization’s legacy society. Legacy society members often receive immediate recognition on an organization’s website, in publications and receive invitations to special events. In addition to the satisfaction of making a meaningful gift, most planned gifts have immediate and/or long-term tax benefits. The chart below can help you find the type of gift that is right for you. Consult with your financial advisor or estate planner and join the legacy society of your favorite nonprofit organization today.
For more information or to begin your conversation about joining the Legacy Society,