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DON’T NEED YOUR
IRA RETIREMENT SAVINGS
AS MUCH AS YOU ONCE
THOUGHT?

Learn more about how a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) can benefit you.

If you are 70½ or older and have an IRA, you are already qualified!

How a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) Works

You are at least 70½ years old with IRA funds you no longer need
Calculate your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)
Make a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from your IRA
Your QCD goes directly to charity, supporting a cause you care about

Discover the Benefits of a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD)

FULFILL YOUR REQUIRED MINIMUM DISTRIBUTION (RMD)

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After you turn 70½, you must distribute funds from your IRA. If you do not distribute the required minimum, you may be penalized, but a QCD allows a transfer up to $100,000 per individual or $200,000 per couple to satisfy your RMD.

REDUCE YOUR TAXABLE INCOME

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When you take funds from your IRA, they count as taxable income. But if you transfer them directly to charity, you reduce your taxable income while satisfying your RMD.

HELP A CHILD, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY OUT OF HUNGER AND POVERTY

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When you transfer IRA funds to Heifer Foundation, you empower men, women and children with tools to sustain themselves and overcome poverty.

  • We value your privacy and will not collect or store any sensitive information that is requested by your IRA custodian. You may fill those fields out once you download your form.

“I didn’t realize how much I could help others and benefit from using my IRA until now.”

Find Out if a Qualified Charitable Distribution is Right For You

  • We value your privacy and will not collect or store any sensitive information that is requested by your IRA custodian. You may fill those fields out once you download your form.

Take Your Next Steps

1. Get started by selecting your IRA custodian and filling out your information below.
This information will be used to pre-fill your distribution form.

2. Once you have downloaded and completed the rest of your form, please mail the form to your IRA custodian. We recommend mailing this by December 1 to ensure you receive your tax deduction for this year.
3. Please let us know about your generous gift!
We’d like to thank you and ensure your gift goes to the program or department you desire.