Thank you for considering a planned gift to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR)
Your support is crucial to the longevity of our mission to build thriving, equitable, and sustainable local economies. With a planned gift, you can make a lasting impact on the future of our work and ensure that our pro-local, anti-monopoly vision endures for generations to come.
By including ILSR in your estate plan or making a planned gift during your lifetime, you can provide vital support to our organization while also enjoying a number of financial and tax benefits.
There are many ways to make a planned gift:
Bequests: A gift made through a will or living trust. You can designate a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate to ILSR.
Charitable Trusts: Allows you to make a gift to ILSR while also providing income for yourself or your loved ones during your lifetime. There are several types of charitable trusts to choose from, including charitable remainder trusts and charitable lead trusts.
Retirement Plan Gifts: You can name ILSR as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, such as an IRA, 401(k), or 403(b). If you are age 72 or older, IRS rules require you to take minimum distributions from your tax-deferred retirement accounts. Donate to ILSR directly from your IRA to avoid paying income tax on that portion of your distribution.
Life Insurance Gifts: You can name ILSR as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy. This can be a simple and effective way to make a meaningful gift to our organization.
If you’re interested in making a planned gift to ILSR, we recommend speaking with your financial or legal advisor. They can help you determine the best type of gift for your individual circumstances and goals. You can also contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how your planned gift can support our work.
Thank you for considering a planned gift to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.