Including the Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter in your will or through other planned gifts enables the Chapter to have the financial support to cope with anticipated needs of our community in coming years.
Thank you for considering helping to fund our mission as part of your legacy.
Our online Planned Giving Guide provides you information about:
Click here to view the Planned Giving Guide
The Founders Society is an honorary society created by the Alzheimer's Association as a way of honoring those who make a bequest or lifetime gift. As a Founders Society member, you become eligible to receive the following:
Become a Founders Society Member by designating the Alzheimer’s Association as a beneficiary of a gift through a:
Bequests (Wills or Codicil)
Here is sample bequest language you can take to your attorney:
“I [name] of [city, state, zip] give, devise and bequeath to the National Capital Area Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association (“Alzheimer’s Association”) tax Identification # 13-3039601 [insert written amount of gift, percentage of estate or residuary of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”
TrustsWhen you create a Living /Revocable Trust, you transfer ownership of your assets to your trust. You do not relinquish control. You can still buy, sell, or borrow from the assets.
The Living Trust is a written legal document that allows you, as the trustee(s), unlimited access to and full control of your assets during your lifetime. It enables you to pass on property after death to the Alzheimer’s Association. It is “Living” because the trust takes affect while you are still alive.
The trust is “Revocable” because the terms can be changed or the trust can be canceled at any time.
It is a “Trust” because it creates a place where assets are available for normal use now and will be available for distribution at the time of death.
Some of the benefits of Living/Revocable Trusts include:
Life InsuranceHave your considered making the Alzheimer’s Association a beneficiary?
Many people find giving appreciated retirement assets appealing because this kind of contribution enables you to give to your favorite non-profit with less out-of-pocket expense than making an outright cash donation.
An Alzheimer’s Association staff member with in-depth expertise in Planned Giving will be pleased to answer any questions you or your financial or legal advisor may have. Questions can be answered over the phone, by email or in face-to-face meetings. Alzheimer's Association