Leave a Legacy for Conservation
By making a planned or estate gift to Nature and Culture International, you will create a lasting legacy while helping to ensure the conservation of threatened ecosystems and indigenous cultures for generations to come.
Please let us know if you have left Nature and Culture International in your estate plans so we may honor your wishes and recognize you for your wonderful gift.
Make a Bequest
With a bequest, you can donate all or part of your estate to NCI through your will or trust, making a lasting impact on conservation.
How do I make a bequest?
What are the most typical types of bequests?
What are the benefits of making a charitable bequest?
- Receive estate tax charitable deduction.
- Lessen the burden of taxes on your family.
- Leave a lasting legacy at Nature and Culture International.
Earn tax benefits by donating assets such as a retirement plan or life insurance through your estate plan.
Leaving all or part of your retirement plan to Nature and Culture International allows you to support our critical conservation actions while reducing tax burdens.
Why donate my retirement plan?
Contact the administrator of your retirement plan to change the beneficiary of the plan to Nature and Culture International.
Designating Nature and Culture International as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy will help conservation efforts, while offering you significant tax benefits.
Why donate my life insurance policy?
Contact your life insurance company to make the appropriate changes to benefit Nature and Culture International.
Create a Charitable Trust
There are several financial vehicles that can provide income for you or a loved one during your lifetime, create significant tax deductions while providing critical resources to Nature and Culture International. Deciding what vehicle to use will depend on your personal needs and financial objectives.
These include charitable remainder unitrusts and charitable remainder annuity trusts as well as charitable lead trusts and charitable gift annuities. Please consult your financial adviser about the appropriateness of these planning tools.
Please contact Christine Andersen, Director of Development at (858) 259-0374 or email@example.com if you are interested in providing for Nature and Culture International in your estate.
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