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Donor Advised Funds & Estate Planning

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Photo: Grover Hot Springs State Park

Using Your Donor Advised Fund to Suport Parks California

Giving to Parks California through your Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is an efficient and convenient way to support parks that are accessible, relevant, and welcoming for everyone. You can direct your DAF advisor to issue a gift to Parks California, or you can use the DAF Direct button below. For more information please contact Michael Bridges, mbridges@parkscalifornia.org

Estate Planning

You can make a meaningful, lasting change for future generations by creating a charitable giving plan with Parks California. Gifts created through estate planning offer you and your family potential tax savings and long-term benefits. Start here to learn the different gift options available to you. 

Ways to give: 

  • Bequest: In your will or living trust, you can specify a dollar amount to be gifted to Parks California. 
  • Securities: You can donate stock to Parks California, which would be used at your direction. 
  • Life Insurance or Retirement Plans: These funds can be designated to Parks California. Donating in this manner may reduce the income and estate tax burden for your heirs. 
  • Click here for more information. 

The options provided here are suggestions for further exploration. Any estate planning should be conducted in consultation with your lawyer or tax advisor.

For more information, contact Natalie Schaefer, EdD/Vice President for Partnerships & Resources at nschaefer@parkscalifornia.org