Goals & Benefits

Your Goal Your Strategy Your Benefits
Make a gift for Hartnell’s future that costs you nothing now. Include a gift from your will or trust (cash, specific property, or a share of the estate). A great way to help Hartnell build financial strength and provide resources that maintain our traditions.
Avoid capital gains liability and take an income tax deduction. Use appreciated securities instead of cash to make your gift. Buy low and give high — while avoiding capital gains tax.
Leave more of your estate to your heirs. Name Hartnell as beneficiary of yourretirement plan, and leave less-taxed assets to family. Eliminate income tax on retirement plan assets, and free up other property to pass to your heirs.
Continue to receive benefits back from the assets you give to Hartnell — and thus make a larger gift. Make a contribution to a pooled income fund. Create a life-income plan like a charitable gift annuity or a charitable remainder annuity trustor charitable remainder unitrust. Receive income for your lifetime, receive a charitable deduction, and diversify your holdings.
Reduce high tax liability now; gain additional income later. Establish a deferred gift annuity. Receive a larger deduction and a higher income rate than an immediate payment annuity.
Create a long-term gift that won’t draw funds from your estate. Create a new life insurance policy, or donate a paid-up policy of coverage you no longer need. Increase your ability to make a significant gift to Hartnell.
Reduce gift and estate taxes and leave more of your assets to your heirs. Create a charitable lead trust to pay income to Hartnell for a fixed time, then pay the remainder to your heirs. Reduce gift and estate taxes, and freeze the taxable value of growing assets before they pass to your family.