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What will your legacy be?

Have you considered making a gift through your will or estate plan to support the causes that you have cared about throughout your lifetime? If you share our values and feel a personal responsibility for stewarding our natural world, please consider extending your support beyond your lifetime by including Audubon Nebraska, Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary, or Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center in your plans with a legacy gift.

There are many ways to make a legacy gift, including:

  • Making a gift through your retirement plan by designating Audubon Nebraska, Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary, or Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center as a beneficiary. This strategy may have important tax benefits for your heirs and your estate. 
  • Naming one of these programs as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy.
  • Setting up a charitable gift annuity agreement to provide lifetime income for yourself or members of your family.
  • Naming one of these programs in your will.

Please specify in your estate plans that your gift is intended for Audubon Nebraska, Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary, or Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, a program of The National Audubon Society. Tax ID # 13-1624102.

Naming our programs in your estate plan can be as simple as adding this language:

I bequeath (dollar amount or % of estate) to the National Audubon Society, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, with its principal offices located at 225 Varick Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10014, for the permanent endowment of (specify Audubon Nebraska, Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary, or Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center). Tax ID # 13-1624102.

Please complete our Legacy Confirmation Form (download below), so that we may honor your wishes to the best of our ability and recognize your support through our Grinnell Legacy Society.

Contact us for additional information or for assistance in determining which type of gift may be right for you.

Melissa Filipi, Audubon Nebraska Director of Philanthropy - (402) 797-2301 or mfilipi@audubon.org

Shari Kolding, Audubon Director of Gift Planning - (512) 236-9076 or skolding@audubon.org

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