Leave a lasting legacy.
By making a gift to DuPage Animal Friends through your will, trust, or other financial plan, you can make a difference in the lives of animals now and into the future. We would love to learn more about your wishes for charitable giving and can tell you about the many options you have to ensure your goals for helping homeless pets are met. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 630-866-3099 to learn more.
See examples below of planned gifts.
Cash is the easiest way to contribute and qualifies for the maximum allowable income tax deduction.
Bequests allow for your charitable intentions to be carried out in perpetuity and can significantly reduce the taxes otherwise payable on your estate. The following language is all you need to make an estate gift for DuPage Animal Friends (if you already have a will, the following can be added as a codicil):
“To DuPage Animal Friends, EIN# 20-4578224, with offices presently located at 120 N. County Farm Road in Wheaton, I hereby give _______ for use in its animal welfare, education or animal care efforts.”
Appreciated stocks & bonds may be gifted to DuPage Animal Friends, EIN# 20-4578224. This allows you to deduct their current market value as a charitable contribution and avoid capital gains tax on the appreciation.
Gift your home to DuPage Animal Friends and continue to enjoy your home as long as you live. Your home will be given at its current market value allowing you to receive a full charitable deduction and avoid capital gains taxes. Should you decide to move, proceeds from the sale of your home will benefit DuPage Animal Friends.
Life insurance can be used to create a major gift in one of two ways:
Create a charitable trust. You can receive income from it for life, or for a specified period of time, while gifting the remainder to DuPage Animal Friends. Types of trusts include:
Are You Ready For Planned Giving?
Here is a helpful planned giving glossary of terms.
Consult your attorney or financial advisor before making a planned gift.
The Friends of DuPage Animal Care & Control Foundation d/b/a DuPage Animal Friends is a tax exempt 501(c)3 charitable organization. EIN# 20-4578224