Leave a Legacy

Legacy Giving

Leave a legacy of hope.  You can help address housing needs in the Grey and Bruce Counties  now and in the future by remembering us in your will or making another type of legacy gift. Through our legacy giving options, Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce can help you achieve your financial and philanthropic goals. Designate a fixed dollar amount, a percentage of your estate, or a particular piece of property. And, by applying investment principles to charitable giving, Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce can ensure that your dollars have the greatest impact in transforming the lives of those living in need. There are so many reasons we would be glad you remembered us!

 Bequest

A bequest in your Will allows you to make a generous contribution to a charity that you may not have been able to afford during your lifetime. The amount of your bequest is 100% deductible against your income in the year of your death and can be credited against income in the year prior to death, thus reducing your estate’s tax burden

 Life Insurance

When you donate a life insurance policy, you are providing a substantial future gift for Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce. Your regular monthly payments toward a life insurance policy over several years can become a large financial contribution in the future!

 Annuities

A charitable gift Plus Annuity is a financially prudent way to support fighting poverty housing while taking care of your own financial needs.

 Charitable Remainder Trust

A Charitable Remainder Trust is a unique tool that allows you to continue to use your assets to earn income for yourself but enjoy a tax receipt today for assets promised to Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce upon your death.

Securities

Donate gifts of stock or marketable securities directly to Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce, now or through your estate, and realize impressive tax savings while supporting affordable home building initiatives in Grey and Bruce counties.   
 
Retirement Plans (RRSP’s/RRIF’s)

Contributing the proceeds of a retirement fund provides you with an opportunity to make a significant gift to Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce, receive a donation receipt for the full value of the proceeds and use the resulting tax credits to offset taxes payable by your estate.

Gifts of Property

Outright gifts of property such as real estate, artwork or jewelry are accepted ‘in-kind’ based on suitability. Donation receipts are issued for the fair market value of the gift.

For more information on legacy giving options,

contact John McLachlan at 519 371-6776