Establish a bequest in your will that reflects your most personal and important lifetime concerns. Bequests are the most popular and widely used planned gifts because a bequest can be changed, costs you nothing as long as you live, and provides an estate tax deduction equal to the value of gifts to charity.
Revocable Living Trust
Create a trust that can be revoked or changed which directs the disposition of your assets including charitable gifts. A Revocable Living Trust minimizes the cost and delays associated with probate; facilitates asset transfer; provides privacy and, unlike a will, assures asset management continuity in the event of disability or death.
Retirement Plan Assets
Add a charitable beneficiary designation to your qualified retirement plan. You can use a retirement plan to realize philanthropic goals and avoid income tax on plan assets (income in respect of a decedent).Request more info...