Gift Planning

God's work in the world has spoken to your heart – but where do you begin? Whether it is a gift today or in the future, the ELCA Foundation's regional gift planners will assist you with a plan that speaks to your passion. One person can change the world, and we can help.
Gift Examples
Gift Examples
Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others. Explore the many benefits of charitable gift planning.
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Gift Options
Gift Options
Find out What to Give and learn about the best assets to make a planned gift. Learn about gifts of cash, securities and property. Learn How to Give and discover gift options that provide tax and income benefits. Discover the best planned gift to meet your goals.
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Your Living Trust Choices
Personal Planner
The living trust is becoming quite a popular estate planning strategy. It costs more than a will, but includes many features that are...
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IRS End-of-Year Gift Tips
Washington News
In IR-2016-154 the IRS offered tips on how to document various 2016 charitable gifts. Gifts to qualified public charities are deductible....
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