GIFT & ESTATE PLANNING
Smoky Mountain Memories, Forever
Find your strategy
Do you have questions or need more information? You can contact a Friends of the Smokies planned giving professional by email at Marielle@friendsofthesmokies.org. Your inquiry is always confidential.
|YOUR GOAL||YOUR STRATEGY||POTENTIAL BENEFITS|
|Give beyond your lifetime and leave a legacy that supports Great Smoky Mountains National Park||Include Friends of the Smokies in your will or living trust||Know that you are leaving a lasting and meaningful legacy to sustain projects and programs in the Smokies.|
|Guarantee a reliable source of income for yourself, while supporting Friends of the Smokies||Establish a Charitable Remainder Trust or Charitable Gift Annuity||Receive income payments for a set period, knowing that the remaining balance supports the work and mission of Friends of the Smokies|
|Provide support to both Friends of the Smokies and the heirs to your estate||Consider a Charitable Lead Trust||Leave your estate to your designated beneficiaries after consistently providing gifts to Friends of the Smokies over a period of time.|
|Reduce your taxable income||Give gifts of appreciated securities or donate from your IRA||Reduce capital gains taxes upon transfer, or make a gift that may count towards your IRA’s Required Minimum Distribution but is not taxable income|
|Give a gift to support the Smokies that does not draw from your estate||Name Friends of the Smokies as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy that is not needed||Increase your ability to give a generous gift to support Great Smoky Mountains National Park|
|Support the Smokies, with flexibility||Make Friends of the Smokies a beneficiary of your Donor Advised Fund||Provide meaningful support to Friends of the Smokies in accordance with your current circumstances and financial goals|
Be part of the Smokies Legacy
Estate Planning Essentials
Legal Name: Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Employer Identification Number (EIN): 62-1564782
National Address: Friends of the Smokies, 3099 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Kodak, TN 37764
Do you have questions or need more information? You can contact our planned giving professional Marielle DeJong by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your inquiry is always confidential.
Is Friends of the Smokies already in your will?
If you have made provisions for Friends of the Smokies in your will, trust, retirement account, or life insurance policy, we would love to hear about it. Please complete our Confidential Planned Giving Form.