Leaving a legacy to the Redwood Forest Foundation assures that your values will endure and that you will contribute to the welfare of future generations and the health of the planet. Your legacy gift will protect, sustain and restore our redwood forests and support redwood reforestation throughout the region. Be remembered for protecting and restoring habitats that enhance biodiversity, address climate change and benefit the community. There are many legal vehicles for leaving your mark and achieving your goals. A few examples are:
- Bequests in Wills
- Charitable Remainder Trusts
- Living trusts
- Beneficiary designation for: your retirement plan, insurance policy or financial accounts
- Making a gift now in memory of a loved one or family.
The Redwood Forest Foundation welcomes your legacy gift and encourages you to consult with your attorney and tax advisor to assure that your choice supports your values, assures that the terms of your legacy are honored, derives the possible tax benefits associated with this type of gift and conforms to state and federal regulations.
We will gladly discuss legacy options with you. Please contact Mark Welther at 510 459-1131.
If you will be consulting a professional estate planner about leaving a gift to the Redwood Forest Foundation, here is suggested language for describing us as a beneficiary: “Redwood Forest Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) corporation.”