Make a Lasting Impact on America

Preserve America's founding principles through impactful, tax-efficient charitable giving.

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How to Give

How to Give

Giving to The Heritage Foundation can be done either directly or through a gift model that can provide tax benefits and even income. Click on a gift model below to learn more.

  • Bequest
    You designate The Heritage Foundation as the beneficiary of your asset by will, trust or beneficiary designation form. More
  • Gifts of Real Estate
    Heritage members like you are thinking more creatively about their charitable giving and are unleashing the power of real estate in defense of America's founding principles. More
  • IRA Charitable Rollover
    Congress has enacted a permanent IRA charitable rollover. As a result, you can make an immediate gift from your IRA today. More
  • IRAs, Insurance, and other Beneficiary Designations
    You can designate The Heritage Foundation as a beneficiary of a retirement, investment or bank account or your life insurance policy. More
  • Charitable Lead Trust
    You fund a trust that makes gifts to The Heritage Foundation for a term of years. Your family receives the trust remainder at substantial tax savings. More
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
    Transfer cash or appreciated property to The Heritage Foundation in exchange for fixed payments (rates vary based on age) for the rest of your life. More
  • Charitable Remainder Unitrust
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable remainder unitrust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with income for life or a term of years. More
  • Donor Advised Fund
    If you have a donor-advised fund (DAF) through Fidelity, Charles Schwab, or BNY Mellon, you can donate to The Heritage Foundation. More

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