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Estate Planning

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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