Community Foundation North Lee County
A “Legacy” is a planned gift made through a Community Foundation as a part of estate planning. Through these planned gifts you can express your dedication to your community and to the causes that represent your passion and a desire to make a difference. Examples include:
Bequest through a will
Gift through a living trust
Beneficiary designation in a retirement plan
Beneficiary designation or gift of life insurance
Charitable remainder trust
Charitable lead trust
Charitable gift annuity
Remainder interest in home or farm
Contingent beneficiary gift
Anyone wishing to make a commitment to the future is invited to join the Legacy Society. Membership is offered to any individual who makes a planned gift to the Community Foundation regardless of the type or size of the gift.
Giving a legacy gift is simple.
Just include a bequest to the Community Foundation in your will or trust and notify us so we can work with you to understand your charitable goals and help you carry them out. After your lifetime we will:
Establish a fund in the name you have chosen
Invest your gift
Make grants as you have directed
Carefully mange your fund forever
As a member of the Legacy Society we encourage you to share, connect with peers and participate in your community through the Foundation.
We would like to recognize you in publications and special events. If you wish to remain anonymous, we will honor that request while providing you with all the benefits of membership including;
Partnership in philanthropy
Expertise to assure your gift will be invested and managed according to your wishes
Flexibility to accomplish your philanthropic goals
Confidence that your gift will be managed and used as directed to continue your “legacy” in perpetuity