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Planned Giving

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What to Give

The simplest way to support the Barnes is through cash gifts. But creative gifts of assets can include stocks, bonds, and other assets. These provide you with charitable deductions and can offer additional tax savings as well.

Choose the category of assets below that best fits your situation.


Kids raising their hands. Links to Gifts of Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards
Gifts of Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards
A gift of cash is easy to make.
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Beneficiary Designations
Beneficiary designations are one of the simplest and most flexible ways to make a gift.
Class in an art gallery. Links to Gifts of Appreciated Securities
Gifts of Appreciated Securities
Smart gift planning combines charitable intent with cost-efficient planning techniques.
A class in an art gallery. Links to Gifts from Retirement Plans
Gifts from Retirement Plans
Consider retirement-plan benefits for a significant gift to the Barnes.
Barnes Foundation building at night. Links to Gifts of Life Insurance
Gifts of Life Insurance
Life insurance may fund a gift or replace the value of a gifted asset.

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