It’s simple: a gift of shares allows you to make a donation that costs you less, because since 2006, capital gains are tax-exempt. This type of donation is ideal in the case of securities that have increased in value since they were acquired.
The gift of life insurance allows you to leave a meaningful legacy, one that reflects your values and is cost-effective. Regardless of the option you choose, the decision you make today will give you the chance to leave your mark.
Donating flow-through shares is a tax-effective option because it can allow you to reduce the cost of your donation to around 1%. It’s a strategic way to contribute to a cause that’s close to your heart.
Planned giving allows you to provide long-term support to the Institute by including a donation in your financial, tax and estate planning. Making a legacy gift to the Institute is an act of generosity that will last a lifetime.