The Power of a Simple Gift of Cash

One of the easiest ways to fund a planned gift is through a simple donation of cash. Cash can be used to support our work in the form of:

*State laws govern payable on death accounts. Please consult with your bank representative or investment advisor if you are considering this gift.

Prior to wiring cash, please notify Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation so that we can identify your gift:

Contact and Bank Wire Information
Anne Brown
Executive Director
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation
2914 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
p 214.720.1478
f 214.720.3864
e abrown@tpwf.org

Wire Instructions
Receiving Bank: Northern Trust, NA
Address: Chicago, IL
ABA # 071-000-152
For Credit To Northern Trust #5186011000
For Further Credit to A/C: #44-69802
Receiving Account Name: Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation
Contact Information: Matt Bradford at 602-468-2526 or Matthew.Bradford@ntrs.com

Next Steps

  1. Contact Merrill Chester Gregg at 214.720.1478 or mgregg@tpwf.org for additional information on using cash to fund a planned gift.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include TPWF in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

    Legal Name: Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas (dba Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation)
    Address: 2914 Swiss Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204
    Federal Tax ID Number: 74-2602504
  4. Please let us know if you include TPWF in your plans so that we can thank you and ensure that we fulfill any specific wishes you may have for your gift.

A charitable bequest is one or two sentences in your will or living trust that leave to Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation a specific item, an amount of money, a gift contingent upon certain events or a percentage of your estate.

an individual or organization designated to receive benefits or funds under a will or other contract, such as an insurance policy, trust or retirement plan

I bequeath $ _____________ or _____% of my residuary estate to Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Texas (dba Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation), a not-for-profit organization, with its principal office located at 2914 Swiss Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204, and with a tax identification number 74-2602504, for its ongoing conservation, education and recreation purposes.

able to be changed or cancelled

A revocable living trust is set up during your lifetime and can be revoked at any time before death. They allow assets held in the trust to pass directly to beneficiaries without probate court proceedings and can also reduce federal estate taxes.

cannot be changed or cancelled

tax on gifts generally paid by the person making the gift rather than the recipient

the original value of an asset, such as stock, before its appreciation or depreciation

the growth in value of an asset like stock or real estate since the original purchase

the price a willing buyer and willing seller can agree on

The person receiving the gift annuity payments.

the part of an estate left after debts, taxes and specific bequests have been paid

a written and properly witnessed legal change to a will

the person named in a will to manage the estate, collect the property, pay any debt, and distribute property according to the will

donor-advised fund is an account that you set up but which is managed by a nonprofit organization. You contribute to the account, which grows tax-free. You can recommend how much (and how often) you want to distribute money from that fund to TPWF or other charities. You cannot direct the gifts.

An endowed gift can create a new endowment or add to an existing endowment. The principal of the endowment is invested and a portion of the principal’s earnings are used each year to support our mission.

Tax on the growth in value of an asset—such as real estate or stock—since its original purchase.

Securities, real estate, or any other property having a fair market value greater than its original purchase price.

Real estate can be a personal residence, vacation home, timeshare, commercial property, farm, ranch or undeveloped land.

A charitable remainder trust provides you or other named individuals income each year for life or a period not exceeding 20 years from assets you give to the trust you create.

You give assets to a trust that pays our organization set payments for a number of years, which you choose. The longer the length of time, the better the gift tax savings to you. When the term is up, the remaining trust assets go to you, your family or other beneficiaries you select. This is an excellent way to transfer property to family members at a minimal cost.

You fund this type of trust with cash or appreciated assets—and receive an immediate federal income tax charitable deduction. You can also make additional gifts; each one also qualifies for a tax deduction. The trust pays you, each year, a variable amount based on a fixed percentage of the fair market value of the trust assets. When the trust terminates, the remaining principal goes to TPWF as a lump sum.

You fund this trust with cash or appreciated assets—and receive an immediate federal income tax charitable deduction. Each year the trust pays you or another named individual the same dollar amount you choose at the start. When the trust terminates, the remaining principal goes to TPWF as a lump sum.

A beneficiary designation clearly identifies how specific assets will be distributed after your death.

A charitable gift annuity involves a simple contract between you and TPWF where you agree to make a gift to TPWF and we, in return, agree to pay you (and someone else, if you choose) a fixed amount each year for the rest of your life.

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