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Gift Planning: Ways to Create a Lasting Legacy

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Charitable Remainder Unitrust

CRUT Diagram

How It Works

  • You transfer cash, securities, or other appreciated property into a trust. The required minimum for this type of gift is $1,000.
  • The trust pays a percentage of the value of its principal, which is valued annually, to you or beneficiaries you name.
  • When the trust terminates, the remainder passes to BrightFocus Foundation* and/or its program(s) to be used as you have directed.

Benefits

  • Receive income for life or a term of years in return for your gift. 
  • Receive an immediate income tax deduction for a portion of your contribution.
  • Pay no up front capital gains tax on appreciated assets you donate.
  • You can make additional gifts to the trust as your circumstances allow for additional income and tax benefits.


The material presented on this Planned Giving website is not offered as legal or tax advice.
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*BrightFocus programs are Alzheimer's Disease Research, Macular Degeneration Research and National Glaucoma Research


The material presented on this Planned Giving website is not offered as legal or tax advice.
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