Planned Giving

Would you like to include the CFCC in your plans?

If you want to include the CFCC or one of its funds in your will or other planning document, here is the language you want to use to ensure your intentions are honored:

"I have named the Community Foundation of Crawford County, Inc., (EIN: 20-0834966) at 4030 E. Goodman Ridge Road, Box D, Marengo, Indiana 47145, as a beneficiary of my (Will, IRA, Insurance Policy, etc.) in the amount of  $0000.00  or to receive ________________ property.

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E-Booklets: Wills and Bequests

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Planning Your Will

A will can have a profound effect on the financial well-being of an individual's family members, friends, and selected charitable organizations, all while reflecting their life values. We discuss the key elements, their ability to change or evoke the wheel, and what makes a wheel highly effective.

Steps to an Effective Will or Living Trust

Someday, when the time comes, each of us will be remembered not just for our actions and connections but for our support of meaningful causes or organizations. We examine the steps donors can take to shape their legacy through the effective and thoughtful use of a will or living trust.

Six Steps to an Effective Will

Simple or complex, a will is more than just a tool to distribute assets—it is a reflection of an individual's life values. We highlight six basic steps that will allow donors to make the most effective use of this important legal document.

A Gift and Your Will—How to Meet Your Charitable Goals

Some people want the satisfaction of supporting a meaningful cause but don't feel they can make the gift immediately. We look at the many benefits of making a gift in a will – simplicity, flexible implementation and timing, ease of making changes, the potential tax impact, and more.

Flexible Giving in Your Will

A gift in a will is a popular, simple, and flexible way to give, but some assets generate greater tax advantages than others. We explore the treatment of various assets to help donors effectively tailor their gifts to their own personal circumstances and objectives.

Bequests: Frequently Asked Questions

A bequest is an easy way to make a gift in a will that allows for flexibility and modifications. We review the basics using a short selection of questions and answers on this popular giving method.