Matching Gifts and Planned Giving

Matching Gifts

Does your employer have a matching gift program?  If so, you can double or even triple the impact of your gift.  Please check on the potential of matching your gift to Hanna Perkins Center.

Planned Giving

Any gift small or large is a planned gift. Every gift to Hanna Perkins Center is important whether it is an annual gift or one made through a will, trust, life insurance policy or retirement plan. Each gift to Hanna Perkins Center helps to further our mission of promoting the optimal emotional and social development of children and families through education, treatment, training, and research. Planned gifts provide an opportunity for donors to impact the work of Hanna Perkins Center. Giving also has many opportunities for donors to receive benefits such as lifelong income, tax advantages on current income taxes, and reduced estate taxes for heirs.

Leaving a Legacy

The most enduring benefit is the lasting legacy you will create. Utilizing various giving techniques, Hanna Perkins Center can help you leave a legacy that will impact children and families now and in the future. The staff of The Hanna Perkins Center is available to discuss giving options and fulfilling your philanthropic wishes. For additional information on gift planning options, please contact CEO Karen Baer at 216-929-0217 or by email. Remember to always use the legal name: The Hanna Perkins Center.

Giving Options

Bequests
Wills and Bequests are the easiest and most effective way to make a meaningful charitable gift to Hanna Perkins Center. Your gift will leave a legacy and have a lasting impact on future generations of children and families.

Life Insurance or Retirement Plans
Another simple way to make a gift is to name Hanna Perkins Center as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy or to donate an interest in your IRA or other qualified savings plan.

Charitable Reminder Trust
Charitable Reminder Trusts are an attractive method of achieving a variety of goals while ensuring income for life for yourself and your heirs. Advantages for establishing a trust include avoiding capital gains tax if funded with appreciated securities, immediate charitable income tax deductions and the possibility of reducing your estate tax. The largest benefit is a deep feeling of satisfaction gained by supporting Hanna Perkins Center.

Charitable Gift Annuities
Charitable Gift Annuities offer a vehicle for making a gift, receiving a charitable income tax deduction and guaranteed fixed payments for the rest of your life. The amount of the annuity income is based on your age and that of the beneficiary, and a portion of that income is tax-free.  Upon maturity, the remainder passes to The Hanna Perkins Center.

Charitable Lead Trust 
Charitable Lead Trusts provide an opportunity for donors to place cash, marketable securities, and (in some cases) income-producing real estate into a fund that provides income for a specified number of years to Hanna Perkins Center. At the end of the term, assets in the trust revert to the donor or individual(s) designated by the donor. Charitable lead trusts provide an opportunity for a donor to support a special project at Hanna Perkins Center during their lifetime.

Gifts in Honor and Memorial
Giving a gift to Hanna Perkins Center is a wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion in someone’s life (birthday, graduation, confirmation, bar and bat mitzvahs, wedding, anniversary, retirement) or memorialize a loved one.

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