Making a Planned Gift

There are many ways to make a planned gift to the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) through your will, retirement plan assets, life insurance, pooled income funds, and charitable trusts. Making a planned gift is a generous way to provide lasting support that will allow the SRF to the fund the most promising research for improved treatments and move us ever closer to a world free from scleroderma.

Why Make A Planned Gift?

Because you can…

  • Establish a lasting legacy reflecting your values and priorities
  • Reduce tax obligations pertaining to your estate
  • Directly impact the pace of scientific discovery to cure scleroderma.

To make a bequest to the Scleroderma Research Foundation or to get more information, please contact Joanne Gold, Executive Director at joanne@sclerodermaresearch.org or 800.441.CURE.

If you have already included The Scleroderma Research Foundation in your estate plans, please notify us so we may celebrate and recognize your support today for a gift you will make in the future.

Sample Language for a Charitable Bequest*:

Bequest of a specific amount

 “I give to The Scleroderma Research Foundation, Inc., a California not-for-profit corporation that is recognized as exempt from tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with its principal office located at 220 Montgomery Street, Suite 484, San Francisco CA 94104, the sum of $[amount] to be used for its general purposes.

Bequest of a percentage of your estate

 “I give to The Scleroderma Research Foundation, Inc., a California not-for-profit corporation that is recognized as exempt from tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with its principal office located at 220 Montgomery Street, Suite 484, San Francisco CA 94104, [percentage]% of the total value of my estate to be used for its general purposes.

Bequest that takes care of others first, and donates all or a percentage of the remainder

 “I give to The Scleroderma Research Foundation, Inc., a California not-for-profit corporation that is recognized as exempt from tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with its principal office located at 220 Montgomery Street, Suite 484, San Francisco CA 94104, all or [percentage]% of my residuary estate to be used for its general purposes.

 

*This information is not intended as legal or tax advice. Always consult your legal, tax, or other professional advisor(s) before implementing a planned gift to charity. The Scleroderma Research Foundation Tax ID#: 94-2722663