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How to Leave a Financial Legacy

The Boy Scouts of America National BSA Office has wonderful resources explaining each type of gifting model. By clicking on one of the subtopics below you will be directed to that page on the National website.

Are you ready to utilize one of the following methods to give to the Buckskin Council, Boy Scouts of America? You can give us a call at the Council Service Center for more information or contact your personal financial planner and attorney.

  • Bequest

    You designate our organization as the beneficiary of your asset by will, trust or other instrument.
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  • Charitable Gift Annuity

    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to our organization in exchange for our promise to pay you fixed income (with rates based on your age) for the rest of your life.
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  • Charitable Unitrust

    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Annuity Trust

    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with fixed income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Lead Trust

    You transfer your cash or property to fund a lead trust that makes gifts to us for a number of years. You receive a charitable deduction for the gift. Your family receives the remainder at substantial tax savings.
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  • Sale and Unitrust

    If you give a portion of your property to us to fund a charitable remainder trust, when the entire property sells you receive cash and income for life.
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  • Bargain Sale

    We purchase your property for less than fair market value. You receive the cash and a charitable deduction for the difference between the market value and purchase price.
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  • Give it Twice Trust

    You may be looking for a way to provide your children with income while making a gift to charity. The Give it Twice Trust is a popular option that allows you to transfer your IRA at death to a term of years unitrust.
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  • Life Estate Reserved

    You may desire to leave your home or farm to us at your death, but would like to receive a current charitable tax deduction. A life estate reserved might offer the solution you need!
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