Turn what you have into charitable good
The simplest way to make a big difference.Â You can make a gift of cash, stocks, bonds, real estate, or other assets to your community foundation. Most charitable gifts qualify for maximum tax advantage under federal law.
Gift of Real Estate
A charitable gift unearthed.Â Making a charitable gift of real estate through your community foundation can help you turn your property gains into community good. The value of your real estate may exceed that of any other asset you own. With the help of your community foundation, you can use it to fulfill your charitable interests and receive financial and tax benefits.
Gift of Life Insurance
Community as your beneficiary.Â Life insurance provides a simple way for you to give a significant gift to charity, with tax benefits that you can enjoy during your lifetime.
Charitable Beneficiary Designation
Choosing community over taxes.Â Naming the community foundation as a beneficiary of your retirement plan is not only easy to do, it is a way to make a lasting gift to your community that may not be possible during your lifetime.
Gift of Appreciated Stock
Turning stock market gains into community investment.Â Everybody wins when you make a gift of appreciated stock to your community foundation. Your gains are put to good use. Your gift of stock is reinvested in your community, and it qualifies for an immediate tax deduction based on the full market value.