There are almost as many variations on ways to make a donation as there are needs to be met. Explore this section to discover new ways to make a gift that also take into consideration your personal circumstances and the needs of your heirs.

Gifts That Pay You IncomeCharitable Gift AnnuitiesCharitable Remainder Trusts
Gifts You Make TodayMemorial and Honorary GiftsCharitable Lead TrustsDonor Advised Funds
Gifts That Make an Impact After Your LifetimeBequestsBeneficiary DesignationsEndowed Gifts

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What to Give

Look below to learn more about the assets most commonly used to fund a gift.

Gifts You Can Make AnytimeCashSecuritiesReal Estate

Closely Held Stock

Life Insurance

Tangible Personal Property

What You Can Give After Your Lifetime

Retirement Plan

Savings Bonds

Life Insurance Death Benefits



Real Estate

Closely Held Stock

Tangible Personal Property

Use these tools to double check that you have implemented the most important elements of a solid estate plan and understand all of your options.


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Confused by all the different types of giving? Let this simple chart make life easier by comparing possible outcomes and types of assets.

Your Goal Your Gift Select Up to 3 Gifts to Compare
Gifts you make in partnership with us
Supplement income with fixed annual payments. Charitable Gift Annuity
Reduce gift and estate taxes on assets passing to heirs. Charitable Lead Trust
Create a hedge against inflation over the long term. Charitable Remainder Unitrust
Secure a fixed and often increased income. Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
Give your personal residence or farm, but continue to live there. Retained Life Estate
Gifts you make after your lifetime
Make a large gift at little or no cost to yourself. Life Insurance Gift
Avoid the twofold taxation on retirement plan assets. Retirement Plan Gift
Defer a gift until after your lifetime. Bequest in Will or Living Trust
Gifts you make now
Avoid capital gains tax on the sale of a home or other real estate. Real Estate Gift
Make a quick and easy gift of appreciated property. Outright Gift of Appreciated Property
Make a quick and easy gift of cash. Outright Gift of Cash
Comparisons are for example purposes only. Gift specifics and appropriate dollar amounts may vary. The information on this site is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or your tax professional.



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Sample Bequest Language
IRS Form 8283, “Noncash Charitable Contributions” (PDF)
Instructions for Form 8283 (PDF)
IRS Publication 526, “Charitable Contributions” (PDF)
IRS Publication 561, “Determining the Value of Donated Property” (PDF)

American Council on Gift Annuities
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For Professional Advisors

In your work as a professional advisor, you value professionalism, integrity and honesty, taking the utmost care when serving your clients. As a nonprofit organization, we share your values and take the same care when it comes to helping our donors plan charitable gifts to San Joaquin Memorial High School. Please use these tools as you help your clients with their charitable plans, and feel free to contact us for more information or assistance.

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We understand that gifts to charities such as San Joaquin Memorial High School can be an important part of your clients’ overall financial and estate plans. That’s why we’re committed to working with you to ensure that your clients find the charitable arrangements that best meet their needs. We believe that charitable planning is a process that ideally involves the donor, professional advisors and our gift planning staff—all working together to arrange the best gift possible.

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