Making a difference through planned giving
Make your generosity live on—and save taxes too —through careful estate planning. There are many ways make a major gift to Goodwill of Western & Northern Connecticut.
Estate Planning Basics
Understand the process of inventorying your assets, determining their value, and distributing them. Learn the benefits of a bequest or other planned gift to charity.
Making Effective Bequests
Discover the benefits of making a bequest are and how to make one. Learn about gifts of retirement plan assets, tax-saving tactics and how to name a charitable beneficiary.
Charitable Planning Strategies
The best plan for you depends upon your age, tax bracket and financial situation. Learn more, and see a chart detailing the benefits are to you and to the charity.
A Better Will
A detailed step- by- step guide explains what you need to do before meeting with an attorney to draw up a will. Four different kinds of bequests are defined.
Estate Planning for Women
Women often face different circumstances when it comes to planning. Learn how to stretch income, cut taxes and minimize financial concerns.
Charitable Remainder Trusts
Need a life income plan? Read about the different kinds of charitable remainder trusts and decide which one might best suit your needs.
Outright Charitable Gifts
Learn about the tax advantages of outright gifts of cash, securities, life insurance, real estate and tangible property.
Gifts of Life Insurance
Find out about the benefits of gifting life insurance to Goodwill.
Gift of Securities
Sometimes a gift of securities works to your greatest advantage. Learn when and how to do it.
Be sure to consult your tax-planning professional. For more information, contact our fundraising office at 203-581-5319 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.