Charitable Gift Annuity

**Styling for Planned Giving posts**

Targets the class "pg-content" which is applied to the Post Content widget below.

Opening Blurb class: "pg-blurb"

A charitable gift annuity with Focus on the Family guarantees income for a lifetime and furthers ministry for generations to come.

What is a Charitable Gift Annuity?

A charitable gilt annuity (CGA) allows you to support the ministry of Focus on the Family and receive regular, fixed payments for life by allowing you to combine these three wonderful concepts:

  • A generous charitable contribution
  • A guaranteed lifetime income source, and
  • Favorable tax benefits

In exchange for an irrevocable gilt of cash or securities, Focus on the Family agrees to pay one or two annuitants a regular, fixed payment for life. Annuities can be funded with a gift of $5,000 or greater and payments can begin any time alter the youngest annuitant has reached the age of 50.

A gift annuity is most appropriate for people who want a steady and secure stream of income for the rest of their lives with their charitable gift. It’s ideal for those who know they are going to make a gift at the end of life.

Benefits of a Charitable Gift Annuity

  • Receive fixed income payments
  • Receive an immediate charitable income tax deduction for the charitable gift portion of the annuity
  • Further the ministry of Focus on the Family for years to come

What kinds of gift annuities are available?

Focus on the Family offers several gift annuity options:

Immediate: Payments begin within one year.
Deferred: You select a date in the future when you would like payments to begin. The longer you delay your payment start date, the higher the payout amount will be.
Flexible: A Flexible Deferred Gift Annuity means that you do not have to choose a definite payment starting date at the time you set up your gift annuity. Instead, you select a 15-year window during which you can choose to begin receiving payments. The older you are when the payments start, the larger the payments will be.

Featured Resource
Free eBook "Charitable Gift Annuity"

For more information related to this topic, download this free eBook!

Contact the Planned Giving Team

We’re here to help navigate those unique questions regarding your estate.

Have a Question?

Fill out the form below to send us a message or to request a free 30-minute consultation to discuss your personal situation. We're happy to help.

How to Reach Us

To speak with one of our planned giving specialist, schedule a consultation, request resources, or inquire about general information contact us at the number below.

Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm MST

Focus on the Family
Attn: Planned Giving
8605 Explorer Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Tax Information

TAX ID#: 95-3188150
IRS Tax Determination Letter

Share:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on print
Share on email

You May Also Like

Resources

Tax Act of 2017

Charitable Giving becomes the beneficial variable you can control. It’s here. And, it will likely impact all of us. But for those who like to give, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 can bring many new opportunities to give more and give more wisely. As the 2018 year

Read More »
A Planned Giving Consultant smiles while speaking with grandparents and their grandchild
Resources

The SECURE Act

How have changes to IRAs impacted you? Over 63% of all households have retirement accounts with an estimated $9.5 trillion in Individual Retirement Accounts. For many families, this is the primary savings plan for their retirement years. In December 2019, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE)

Read More »
Grandmother hands young grandson money while mother watches, smiling
Donor Advised Funds

Donor-Advised Funds: Are they right for you?

The Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) is the fastest-growing charitable vehicle in the United States today because it offers excellent tax saving options, great flexibility, and complete anonymity. This tool is also great for turning complex assets, such as real estate, business interests, or oil & gas, into tax-efficient funding for your

Read More »

Tell Your Story

By sharing your struggles and triumphs, God can transform your courage into hope and faith for others.

see life episode 1 coming soon version

Newest Release - Episode 1: The Truth About Life!

In this episode, we will tackle tough questions like, “When does life begin?” and “What does the Bible
say about Life?” You’ll discover and understand the stages of pre-born life and that babies are more than
just a clump of cells!

Yes, I Promise to Pray for the Pre-born and Their Moms!

Will you pray for the pre-born and moms that are facing unexpected pregnancies? We will send you a 7-day prayer guide that will help guide you along this journey with us!! You can even choose to receive this great resource by text!