Legacy Giving

Do you want to leave a legacy for your community? You can give a gift today that will make a difference in Palmer for generations to come. When you join the Legacy Society for Alaska, you become a permanent member of the society of Alaskans who care for this amazing and special place on earth.

Options for planned giving include:

Make a gift to the Palmer Community Foundation in your will or trust. You can identify a specific amount to be donated, or designate a percentage of your assets as a contribution after bequests are made to your heirs.

Designate Palmer Community Foundation as a beneficiary of your retirement account(s) or life insurance policy. This option preserves the full value of your support, as your gift will not be subject to income or estate taxes.

Donate a paid‐up life insurance policy.

The Advantages of a Planned Gift:

Life is uncertain, and all of us want security in retirement. By leaving a planned gift, you can leave a legacy while ensuring that your assets are available until the end of your life. Then, your planned gift lives on to benefit the whole community.

Gifts may be a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate after taxes and expenses, or a gift of real property, stocks, artwork or other valuables.

If you have a large estate, planned gifts can help your heirs avoid estate taxes.

Plan Your Legacy

If you are ready to make a bequest, or if you plan to leave a gift to Palmer Community Foundation in your will, we invite you to let us know so we can include you in our Legacy Society of Alaska. When you fill out a non-binding Legacy Society Declaration of Intent form, you can let us know the exact intent of your gift. Let us acknowledge you now, either by name or anonymously.

Bequests can be made to:
The Alaska Community Foundation/Palmer Community Foundation

EIN #92‐0155067, a tax-exempt organization under IRS Section 501(c)(3)

Additional Resources for Planned Giving

Sample Bequest Language