How You Can Give
A charitable gift from your estate is a favored method of giving that enables you to achieve your financial goals, maintain control of your assets, and benefit the Whitehead Institute.
To help you determine your ideal gift to the Whitehead Institute, we offer an easy-to-use web tool. It's just a few questions. Give it a try!
Sample bequest language is offered below for your legal counsel’s consideration in preparing your will or trust.
While you may transfer many of your assets through your will or living trust, a document called a beneficiary designation controls distribution of your retirement plans, life insurance policies, commercial annuities and a variety of financial accounts.
A charitable gift annuity provides fixed payments to you or others you name for life in exchange for your gift of cash or securities.
A charitable remainder annuity trust can provide a dependable income for life while making a significant gift to Whitehead Institute.
You can now make a Qualified Charitable Distribution in exchange for a charitable gift annuity and receive fixed income for life.
Receive immediate cash and make a gift to Whitehead Institute by selling to us a valuable asset, such as real estate, for less than it is worth.
The planned gift that is best for you depends on your goals for the gift. We’ve created a chart that lets you compare the characteristics of your choice of gift plans.