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Gift Planning

Gift Planning

A Gift for a Blossoming Future

Maximize your personal financial goals while making a difference for our future.

Learn About Wills and Bequests

What are the benefits of making a bequest?

There are many benefits for you in making a gift to the Dallas Arboretum Foundation including:
  1. You leave a lasting legacy to be remembered.
  2. You lessen the burden of taxes on your family.
  3. You may receive significant estate tax savings.

How can I learn more?

How do I make a bequest?

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts for you to make. You can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or to the Dallas Arboretum Foundation as part of your estate plan.

What are my options?

A bequest can be made in several ways:
  1. You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset.
  2. You can gift a percentage of your estate.
  3. You can gift from the remaining balance or residue of your estate.
  4. You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets directly to the Dallas Arboretum Foundation.

How do I get started?