Thank you for visiting the Guide to Planned Giving. Here you will find helpful and creative ideas for gift and estate planning. We hope you will come back often because our content is always changing.
Please feel free to contact John A. Ruiter, J.D. or one of the Regional Advancement Directors for help with any issues or questions about planned giving.
Dave '90 and Rhonda Boelkins '90 Byrne
After Dave '90 and Rhonda Boelkins '90 Byrne graduated from Hope, they were told to "make giving a habit," Dave shares. "And Hope was one of our first habits."
2014: The Year of the Charitable Remainder Trust
This year we have seen U.S. equity markets continue to reach all-time highs, and real estate values have improved in many parts of the country. More
Can I Throw This Away?
Expiration Date Tracker for Important Documents
Discover when it's okay to finally get rid of those files. More
10 Things You Need in an Emergency
When extreme weather or an unexpected emergency comes knocking at your door, the last thing you want to do is spend precious time searching the house for important documents. Consider putting together an evacuation box today. More
Truth or Consequences
So, talking about estate planning just doesn't hit home for you. How could it when you're stretching your income to pay for the education of kids or grandkids, save for retirement, or help to meet the needs of your aging parents—all while contributing to our cause, too? You should know the truth, though. More