Ways to Give

 

How to Give to the Kinsmen Foundation of British Columbia
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To send donation by mail:
mail to:

Kinsmen Foundation of BC
Suite 3, 33361 Wren Crescent
Abbotsford, B.C.
V2S 5V9

Kinsmen Foundation offers a variety of giving options. Whether it’s contributing to a pre established fund, setting up your own endowment, making an outright gift, or more complex, long-term arrangements, we work with your to meet your financial needs and your personal philanthropic goals.

 

Ways to Give

You can choose any number of financial instruments to set up your fund. Kinsmen Foundation staff will gladly help you and/or your professional advisor customize a giving approach that takes meets your personal interests and tax planning needs. Here are a few of the most popular ways to give:

1. Cash/Cheque/Credit Card/Debit Card

The simplest type of charitable gift . A gift of any size can be made , and you receive a charitable donation receipt for the year in which the contribution was made.

2. Publicly-traded Securities

A gift of publicly-traded securities is the transfer of ownership of stocks or bonds to Kinsmen Foundation . If you own shares that have increased in value , 50 per cent of the capital gains are taxable. However, if you donate these shares in – kind to Kinsmen Foundation, the entire gain is tax exempt .

3. Deferred Giving Options

There are three ways to give to Kinsmen Foundation at a later date :

Charitable Bequest

Leave a bequest to Kinsmen Foundation in your Will . Kinsmen Foundation will provide an official receipt for income tax purposes to your estate when it receives the bequest . Bequests can be cash (a specified dollar amount) or residual (the entire residue of your estate, or a portion of it, given either outright, or as a contingent gift).

Life Insurance

Name Kinsmen Foundation as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy . If you designate Kinsmen Foundation as the irrevocable beneficiary of your life insurance policy, we will be able to provide you with an official receipt for income tax purposes for the amount of premium you pay each year . You can also make Kinsmen Foundation the owner of a life insurance policy. If you pay premiums on this policy, you can get an official receipt for income tax purposes for the amount of those premiums .

Charitable Remainder Trust

A Charitable Remainder Trust (CRT) is a tax-saving alternative for people who want to make a substantial gift to Kinsmen Foundation. It can be a powerful tool for many individuals, especially those who have highly appreciated assets like stock or real estate.

 

To send donation by mail:

mail to:

Kinsmen Foundation of BC
Suite 3, 33361 Wren Crescent
Abbotsford, B.C.
V2S 5V9