Include Indiana Audubon in your will or estate
Leaving a gift to Indiana Audubon in your will or trust, by beneficiary designation, or another form of planned gift can make a lasting difference in our work for the birds of Indiana.
How to say it: I bequeath _______ (dollar amount or % of estate) to the Indiana Audubon Society, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, with its principal offices located at 3499 S. Bird Sanctuary Rd, Connersville, IN 47331, for its ongoing environmental conservation, research, and education purposes. Tax ID: 35-6024389
If you’re thinking about including Indiana Audubon in your estate plan, kindly inform us about your plans by emailing [email protected]. Taking a moment to share the details of your intended future gift will assist us in optimizing the impact of your generosity.
Easy ways to give
Your gift if fully deductible for federal tax purposes, and there is no limit on the deduction your estate can claim. You may also be exempt from state taxes.
Indiana Audubon funds
IAS Development Fund
Generally unrestricted conservation, education, and research programs.
Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary Endowment Fund
Investment fund for long-term Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary management.
Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary Strategic Fund
MGBS specific capital projects.
Your commitment to Indiana Audubon demonstrates your deep appreciation for the natural world. The beauty of birds and the wonders of nature enrich your life, and you aspire to pass on this passion to future generations.
By making a contribution to Indiana Audubon through your will, trust, or IRA, you can effortlessly uphold these cherished values and leave a lasting impact on the world. This act allows you to create a legacy that safeguards our avian friends and sustains the flame of environmental stewardship for generations to follow, ensuring the conservation of our precious natural resources for many years to come.
Benefits to you
Each of the giving options available to you offers you these benefits:
- You retain control of your assets during your lifetime.
- You can change your beneficiaries if and whenever you wish.
- You can leave a gift in any amount.
- Satisfaction knowing your legacy is with the longest running conservation organization in Indiana.
Make your love for birds a lasting part of your legacy.
Where here to help! We’re also available to discuss Qualified Charitable Donations (QCDs) and how you can give through your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as the Indiana Audubon Society without having to pay income taxes on the money. In the year you turn 73, you can use QCDs to satisfy all or part of your RMD (Required Minimum Distribution).
Please contact our Development Committee at [email protected] for more information, including if you’d like a copy of our planned giving brochures. You can also write to us at a IAS Legacy Giving, 3499 S Bird Sanctuary Rd, Connersville, IN 47331. Tax ID: 35-6024389
To make a direct donation today, visit here.
Black-throated Green Warbler by Ryan Sanderson.