Planned Giving & Bequests

What are the benefits or leaving a bequest? 

  1. You leave a lasting legacy to be remembered
  2. You lessen the burden of taxes on your family
  3. You may receive estate tax savings

How do I make a bequest? 

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of a financial advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to Chief Seattle Council, Boy Scouts of America as part of your estate plan.

View Bequest Language

What are my options?

A bequest can be made in several ways:
  1. You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset
  2. You can gift a percentage of your estate
  3. You can gift from the balance or residue of your estate
  4. You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets

For questions, please contact:
Dan Gelis