Planned Gifts

​Planned Charitable gifts help you meet your current philanthropic goals and extend your generosity well into the future. You can make a significant impact through a gift that costs nothing in your lifetime.

If you like to:

  • ​Make a significant future gift without affecting your current lifestyle
    • How you may benefit: reduced estate and death taxes and retain control over your assets during your lifetime
  • Avoid capital-gain tax
    • How you may benefit: provide support to the Illinois PGA while decreasing the out-of-pocket cost to you by avoiding capital-gain tax 
  • Have flexibility and create ease when making gifts to your favorite charities
    • How you may benefit: Federal tax charitable deduction
  • Avoid the increase in your total taxable income
    • How you may benefit: offsets required minimum distribution, that is required at age 72

​For questions, please contact Carrie Williams at or 847.729.5700