Planned giving is finding ways to make charitable gifts now or after your lifetime while enjoying financial benefits for yourself.
Planned gifts are sometimes referred to as "stop-and-think" gifts because they require some planning and, often, help from your professional advisors. Unlike cash donations, they are typically made from assets in your estate rather than disposable income, and come to fruition upon your death.
The Signature Society honors friends of MedStar Franklin Square Hospital Center who choose to leave a legacy through their wills, life income gifts or other estate plans.
There are almost as many variations on ways to make a donation as there are needs to be met. Explore this section to discover new ways to make a gift that also take into consideration your personal circumstances and the needs of your heirs.
Charitable gifts should be tailored to individual circumstances and can often improve your client's position. This section covers a range of topics to help you better advise your clients on charitable estate planning issues.