Planned Giving

Learn About Wills and Bequests


What are the benefits of making a bequest?

  1. You leave a lasting legacy to be remembered
  2. You lessen the burden of taxes on your family
  3. You may receive estate tax savings

How can I learn more?


How do I make a bequest?

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or the Bill of Rights Institute 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 balance or residue of your estate
  4. You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets

How do I get started?


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Our Mission and Vision

The Institute envisions a society in which all individuals enjoy life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It is a society in which: Students engage with and champion these rights for themselves and others. Teachers educate students to seek knowledge and tackle challenges with these rights in mind. Parents empower their children to apply these rights in their own lives through interaction, example, and dialogue. Mission: The Bill of Rights Institute engages, educates, and empowers individuals with a passion for the freedom and opportunity that exist in a free society.