Create Your Legacy With a Gift that Costs You Nothing Today

A gift through your will or estate plan can support Grassland Bird Trust.  Sample language:

“I give, devise, and bequeath [an amount, a percentage, or the rest and residue of your estate] to Grassland Bird Trust, Inc., a New York nonprofit corporation (Tax ID #27-4846966).

You can also leave a gift to the Grassland Bird Trust, Inc. without having to revise your will through beneficiary designations on your accounts. These include:

IRA or other retirement plans

  • You can designate your retirement fund to Grassland Bird Trust, Inc. as the beneficiary of all or a portion of the plan.

Life Insurance

  • You can make Grassland Bird Trust, Inc. the owner and the beneficiary of a fully paid up policy now, and receive a tax deduction today,
  • You can name Grassland Bird Trust, Inc. as the beneficiary of all or part of a policy, or
  • You can make Grassland Bird Trust, Inc. the owner and beneficiary of a policy and make tax-deductible gifts to Grassland Bird Trust, Inc. each year to continue the payments.

Bank and/or Brokerage Accounts

  • You can designate Grassland Bird Trust, Inc. as the account beneficiary.

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

  • You can designate Grassland Bird Trust, Inc. as the account beneficiary.

Securities and Closely Held Stock

  • Avoid capital gains taxes and receive a tax deduction for the fair market value of the assets you give to Grassland Bird Trust, Inc.

Gifts from Your IRA

  • If you are 70 ½ or older, you can give up to $100,000 of your required minimum distribution (RMD) directly from your IRA to Grassland Bird Trust, Inc.

Tributes “In Honor” or “In Memory”

  • You can make a gift in honor or in memory of a friend, family member or colleague to Grassland Bird Trust, Inc.  A good way to give back and pay tribute to the bird and nature lovers in your life!

Real Estate and Other Marketable Assets

  • Donate a home, building, land or other marketable assets to Grassland Bird Trust, Inc.

Please Make Your Donation Today!

Your support will help make a lasting difference.

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