Planned Giving

Heartside Ministry

A planned gift may take various forms and is a wonderful way to support Heartside. Gifts may be made in a number of ways and should be designated to Heartside Ministry, Grand Rapids, Michigan (tax id number 38-2477760).

We accept the following gift types:

A gift in a will or trust

Remembering Heartside with a bequest is an excellent legacy for you and your family.

Retirement Plans

Tax-deferred retirement assets are attractive assets for charitable giving. Items include IRAs, 401k, 403b plans, pensions, etc.

Charitable Gift Annuity

Receive stable and secure income for life at a high payout rate.

Charitable Remainder Trust

Receive stable and secure income for a period of years based on value of trust. When the trust terminates, the remainder passes to Heartside.

Charitable Lead Trust

The reverse of the charitable remainder trust. The income from the trust is first paid to Heartside (leading the way). After a specified number of years, the trust allows you to pass on the assets to your heirs.

Life Insurance

Name Heartside as the beneficiary of your policy or donate an active, paid up policy.

Disclaimer and Contact Information

The information provided here is a high level road map of the planned giving process. Through careful planning, you can achieve many planned giving goals while still benefiting Heartside and your own financial situation. Additionally, there are many ways to minimize or eliminate various taxes while still leaving your legacy.

We are here to answer any questions you have about Heartside and planned giving. We can look at your situation together with your attorney/financial advisors, helping you find ways to support Heartside while still maintaining your financial security.

Heartside does not provide legal, tax or financial advice. We urge you to consult professional advisors on all legal, tax, or financial matters, including gift planning considerations.