Many Trees Forever supporters are interested in giving larger gifts for long-term support of the organization. They take comfort in knowing that there gift will grow and continue to support Trees Forever activities for years to come. Larger and estate gifts may offer you substantial tax savings.
Trees Forever also has a separate foundation, with it’s own Board of Trustees, to invest and monitor our larger endowment funds. Donors may sponsor a named endowment fund with a minimum contribution of $10,000.
We are pleased to offer a variety of options for such giving.
Gifts of Securities, CDs, etc. - Publicly traded securities are the most common form of noncash charitable gift asset. For the contributor, there are many types of publicly traded securities attractive for gift giving.
Gifts of Real Estate: Many types of real estate are possible as gifts to grow Trees Forever. The real estate may be a personal or vacation residence, a farm, a commercial building, or land. Tax advantages are available through this type of giving.
Estate Gifts: Giving through your estate planning can be advantageous to your financial planning in addition to growing Trees Forever.
Bequests Through Your Will: The most common form of estate giving is the bequest. Listing our organization as a beneficiary in your will grows Trees Forever.
Please contact Mark Signs at 800-369-1269 x 20 to discuss these planned giving options in more detail. As many of these options involve significant tax law issues, we would be happy to connect you with our network of professional financial planners and/or attorneys to assist in your planned gift decision making.
Please Note: Trees Forever cannot and does not give legal or tax advice. We advise everyone to engage the services of a qualified professional for such advice.