Bequests are an option for future giving, whether you currently are unable to give or you want to leave a legacy of philanthropy. There are many ways to make bequests in order to benefit our future community.
- Will or Trust Bequests: Name Bridges to Change as a beneficiary of your will or trust to receive a specific gift from your estate; to receive all or a portion of what remains of your estate, or to be a contingent beneficiary.
- Retirement Accounts and Pension Plans: Name Bridges to Change as the sole or beneficiary or contingent beneficiary of your retirement account. Giving through an IRA allows money to go to a non-profit without you having to pay taxes on it.
- Real Estate: Donate real estate or land holdings to Bridges to Change. If you are considering a gift of real estate, please reach out directly to us.
- Insurance: Name Bridges to Change as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy and receive immediate tax advantages. A bequest of insurance enables you to assure a large future gift at a small cost now.
Please consult with your financial, legal and tax advisers to assure you receive the best financial advantages and that your intentions are carried out fully. If you wish to remain anonymous, we will respect your preference.
Bridges to Change should be legally designated in your documents as: “Bridges to Change, Inc., a nonprofit corporation (Tax ID #76-0751239) with current headquarters address of 7916 SE Foster Rd, Ste 201, Portland OR 97206”
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.