Gifts from Donor-Advised Funds
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You can open a Heifer Foundation Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) or create a grant recommendation from your existing donor-advised fund to support Heifer Foundation/Heifer International.
Final distribution of contributions in a donor-advised fund is governed by the contract you completed when you created your fund. We hope you will consider naming Heifer Foundation or Heifer International as a “successor” of your account. Or, you can name Heifer Foundation or Heifer International as the successor for a portion of the account value, leaving the remaining portion for your heirs.
Make an impact now by using the link below to find your Donor-Advised Fund.
Create Your Legacy of Philanthropy
The final distribution of contributions remaining in your DAF after your lifetime can be designated when you create or update your fund.
If you decide to change your beneficiary designation, would you let us know? We would like to recognize you for your generosity and ensure that your gift is used as you intend.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions about setting up your legacy gift or if you need more information.
I invite you to contact me so we can chat about easy ways to make an impact using your donor-advised fund.
6 ways you can make an impact with your donor-advised fund:
Memorialize, honor, or commemorate a loved one or an event.
Avoid capital gains by first transferring appreciated stock to your DAF and then gifting it in minutes.
Teach your loved ones about charity and why you believe in giving back.
Build a sense of community (and make a bigger impact) by forming “giving circles” with other donor-advised fund owners including friends and family members.
Bundle your charitable gifts (doing so could result in an opportunity to itemize your deductions in the same year).
Leave all or a portion of your the account to charity simply by changing your beneficiary designation.
We hope you will consider naming Heifer Foundation as a beneficiary of your account. You may even designate Heifer Foundation to receive a portion of the account value, leaving the remaining portion for your children or grandchildren to continue your legacy of philanthropy.
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The content found on this site is general in nature and intended to be used for informational purposes only. It should not be relied upon as legal, tax, accounting or other professional advice. To determine how a gift or estate planning decision might affect your particular circumstances, you should consult an attorney, financial advisor or other qualified professional.