By making a planned gift to Leave No Trace you are playing a critical role to protect the outdoors for generations to come. Planned giving is not only for the wealthy — everyone can make a very meaningful difference through planned giving.
Investing in the Future
You have a vested interest in the future of the outdoors, whether it is your own or for your children. Today, the lands we cherish face serious environmental impacts, so consider the legacy you leave by including Leave No Trace in your plans for the future.
By making a planned gift to Leave No Trace, you are playing a critical role in protecting the outdoors for generations to come.
The Options from Leave No Trace
Unlike cash donations, planned gifts are typically made from assets in your estate rather than disposable income. Planned giving is not only for the wealthy. Everyone can make a significant difference through planned giving.
Many options exist to help you meet your financial goals and maximize philanthropic giving through sound and timely gift planning to Leave No Trace.
- Bequests: Include Leave No Trace in your Will. If you do, let us know so we can thank you and ensure your wishes are known. Benefits may include flexible planning that can be modified as circumstances change, estate tax deductions, and the continued use and enjoyment of assets.
- An Outright Gift: This may consist of stock, securities, real estate, cash, an in-kind gift, and more. Benefits may include income tax deduction and possible avoidance of capital gains tax.
- Charitable Gift Annuity: A charitable gift annuity provides dependable payments for life as you support Leave No Trace. Benefits may include guaranteed fixed income for life, income tax charitable deduction, reduction in capital gains tax, and possible estate tax deduction.
Take the First Steps
Understanding Leave No Trace’s Planned Giving options is the first step you need to take. Then, you can pick the plan that best suits you and your family’s needs. As soon as you make your gift, it will begin working for you and Leave No Trace.
Call Leave No Trace and talk with Susy Alkaitis (303) 442-8222 x108, who will provide the information you need to start planning.