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Planned Giving-The Thought That Count

Even when you give a simple birthday present or graduation gift, you want to make sure it is unique, and you put a lot of thought into it. Similar to those gifts to your cherished friends and family members, you add value to your donations when you invest the same careful thought and planning into your charitable gifts. We know that your primary interest in making a gift to GBC.

The primary mission of the Foundation is to further education throughout rural Nevada and we want to ensure that the type of gift you choose is the most beneficial for you.

We always welcome an outright gift; cash, securities or other property may be the best choice to meet your philanthropic goals. We also recognize that different people have different financial concerns and an outright gift may not be the best choice. So, we want to let you know about other ways to give that align with your personal values and will support the mission of GBC Foundation.

Take a look around and explore our links, they will help you examine tools you can use to make charitable gifts during your lifetime or through your estate plans. Please see our FAQ for further information on how cash, securities, real estate or other personal properties can be given in a variety of ways with different advantages. We will discuss gift examples including how tax laws affect each one--your planned gift could generate a tax savings for you or your heirs!

The Advantages of Planned Giving:

  • Providing gift plans that benefit you and your family
  • Bringing immediate and deferred tax advantages to both you and your heirs
  • Having a meaningful impact on GBC Foundation and our goals and interests, beyond your own lifetime and far into the future
  • Inclusion in our Legacy Society




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