Various Options for Planned Gifts
We work with you and your clients – whether individuals, families, or businesses – to tailor philanthropic strategies, maximize investments, and achieve tax savings. Giving opportunities often coincide with major business or financial decisions. At the Cleveland Foundation, donors can choose from a range of options. The following solutions are crafted to achieve your client’s personal financial and charitable goals:
Comparisons of Planned Gifts
|Bequest||Charitable Gift Annuity||Charitable Remainder Trust||Charitable Lead Trust|
|Minimum Gift Amounts||None||$10,000||$100,000||$1 million|
|Appropriate assets that can be used||Virtually any||Typically cash or marketable assets||Virtually any||Virtually any|
|Tax Benefits Possible||Estate||Income and estate||Income and estate||Possibly income and estate (depending on how the trust is structured)|
|Will This Gift Create a Stream of Payments to One or More Individuals?||No||Yes (at a percentage determined by the age of the recipients)||Yes (at a prenegotiated percentage)||No (However, this gift does allow for the transfer of property to one or more recipients with possible tax savings.)|
|Can Additional Gifts Be Made?||Yes||No||Yes (only the unitrust type)||Yes (only the unitrust type)|
|Age Limits to Creating||None||Payment beneficiaries must be at least 60.||Payment beneficiaries must be at least 60. Trust may also be based on a term of years.||Calculating ages must be at least 60. Trust may also be based on a fixed term of years.|
|Philanthropic Outcomes||Entire bequest can flow to the nonprofit organization||Donors have two choices in how the charitable portion of these gifts
For more information, contact our Gift Planning team.
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