You may leave a bequest in your will to Community Council to the Homeless at Friendship Place. Make sure that your attorney/tax advisor/financial advisor is aware of our status as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
You can name Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place as a beneficiary (any percentage you choose) of a life insurance plan or retirement plan (IRA, Sep IRA, Keogh, 401[k], or 403[b]). To do this, simply request a “change-of-beneficiary” form from your plan's administrator. The form may ask for our Federal Identification Number, which is 52-1925494.
Charitable trusts offer a way of supporting Friendship Place while at the same time providing financially for yourself, your family or your heirs.
A charitable lead trust would provide payments to Friendship Place during your lifetime; the trust principal would then go to your designated heirs. A charitable remainder trust would provide payments to you or someone you've designated during your lifetime; the trust principal would then go to Friendship Place. Charitable trusts offer substantial tax benefits.
A tax attorney or financial planner can advise you on how to set up a trust.If your estate planning includes a planned gift to Friendship Place, please let us know. We would like to honor you in our annual report as a member of our Legacy Circle.
For More Information:
Ben Bradburn, the Director for Individual and Corporate Giving, would be happy to answer any questions you may have about how to make a planned gift to Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place.
Call, e-mail or write to Ben: