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Planned Giving

You can help ensure the future of the RISD Museum by creating a trust while you are living or by including the Museum in your will.

A planned gift can benefit you as well as the Museum and could provide the following:

  • guaranteed income for life
  • a tax deduction this year, retirement income for future years
  • increased income from low-yielding, highly appreciated securities
  • a way to create pension income for a longtime family employee
  • a way to offer financial assistance to a relative
  • a way to provide tuition assistance to children or grandchildren
  • strategies for preserving the value of assets you pass on to your heirs
  • the feeling that comes from making a significant charitable contribution

There are a variety of ways that you can make a planned gift:

  • bequests
  • charitable gift annuities
  • life insurance
  • retirement plans

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