Gifts Anyone Can Make  

Some gifts do not have to cost you anything today but support our mission in the future. These gifts include naming Ravenscroft as a beneficiary of your:

  • Will or living trust 
  • Qualified retirement plan (IRA, 403(b), 401(k), etc.) 
  • Life insurance policy 
  • Donor-advised fund 

See sample language for these gifts below



  • Name Ravenscroft in your will, codicil to your will, living trust or as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, life insurance policy or donor-advised fund
  • Designate your gift for a particular purpose that is important to you, or allow us to use the gift where the need is greatest at the time it matures
  • Indicate a set amount, a percentage or the remaining balance to benefit our mission


  • Your assets remain in your control during your lifetime
  • You can modify your gift at any time to address changing circumstances
  • You can direct your gift to a particular purpose (be sure to check with us to make sure your gift can be used as intended)
  • Under current federal tax law there is no upper limit on the estate tax deduction for your charitable gifts