Types of Gifts

Create your legacy through a planned gift

Charitable gifts help you meet your current philanthropic goals and extend your generosity well into the future. But did you know that a planned gift can also protect your assets, provide for your family, and guarantee you income for life? You can even make a significant impact through a gift that costs nothing in your lifetime (through a charitable bequest under your will).

Six ways to make a planned gift

To read about one of the six basic ways to make a planned gift, select the one below that best fits your situation.

Photo of nurse with patient. Links to Gifts by Will
Gifts by will or trust
Make a gift that costs nothing now.
Photo of a happy boy. Links to Gifts That Pay You Income.
Gifts that pay you income
You can support Children's Colorado and retain income for yourself and loved ones.
Photo of doctor and child. Links to Gifts That Protect Your Assets.
Gifts that protect your assets
Lead trusts allow you to benefit Children's Colorado now, then your heirs.
Photo of doctor and child. Links to Gifts from Retirement Plans.
Gifts from retirement plans
Consider retirement-plan benefits for a significant gift to Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation.
Photo of doctor and children. Links to Donor-advised fund.
Donor-advised fund
Give to a charitable giving vehicle sponsored by a public charity that allows you to make a contribution to that charity.
Photo of doctor with baby. Links to Assets to Give.
Assets to give
Giving cash is simple, but giving assets such as stocks often offers additional tax savings.

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This information is educational and should not be construed as legal, accounting, or tax advice. Every donor’s situation is different. The descriptions and examples provided may not be applicable to every donor’s specific circumstances, which could require the consideration of tax and non-tax factors. Please consult an estate planning attorney or tax advisor prior to taking any action based on this information.

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