Gifts that are made after a person’s death are generically known as “estate gifts.” Most often these come in the form of gifts that are made by a provision in an individual’s will. They can also occur as a result of the designation of a beneficiary on a bank account, a retirement plan, or an insurance policy.
We hope that you consider a gift to your church or other United Methodist cause as you plan your estate. The following will provide some ideas that assist you in such considerations. To accomplish any of these gifts you are strongly encouraged to seek the advice of a competent professional.
Sample bequest language
If there are other estate-gift issues you’d like us to address, please send us an email.
United Methodist Foundation
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The Foundation is a ministry established to provide United Methodists with the resources to accomplish collectively more than can be accomplished alone. We act in accordance with our mission statement and a funds management approach that is based on a Biblical, theologically sound form of Christian stewardship.