Gifts That Pay You Income
Did you know there is a gift to BrightFocus Foundation* and/or its program(s) that returns payments to you? Yes, the IRS allows and encourages these creative plans that can stretch your giving ability. Here’s how they work:
Some of the best ways to support BrightFocus Foundation* and/or its program(s) are available through life-income gifts. These "Gifts That Pay You Income" help you make a substantial gift to BrightFocus* while increasing your income!
The plans described here all have one substantial advantage over investment vehicles you read about elsewhere: these plans produce generous gifts to BrightFocus Foundation* and/or its program(s). So, while you will receive income for life or a set period of time, you can provide for yourself and BrightFocus* today.
- An additional source of lifetime income for you, your spouse, or other significant persons.
- A potential increase in the income you are currently receiving from your investments.
- An immediate tax deduction for a portion of your gift.
- No capital gains tax due at the transfer of appreciated assets to your gift plan.
Which life-income gift best fits your needs?
Charitable Gift Annuity
You want secure, stable income at a high payout rate. Your gift can be in cash or stock. Learn more about a Charitable Gift Annuity.
Deferred Gift Annuity
As a younger donor still in high-earnings years, you are still saving for retirement and also trying to lower your taxable income. Learn more about a Deferred Gift Annuity.
Charitable Remainder Unitrust
You want maximum flexibility over the investment and benefits of your gift plan. Learn more about a Charitable Remainder Unitrust.
Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
You want the flexibility to invest and manage your gift plan, and also the security of stable income. Learn more about a Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust.
*BrightFocus programs are Alzheimer's Disease Research, Macular Degeneration Research and National Glaucoma Research