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PLANNED GIVING

What to Give

Gifts of stocks and bonds

Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts.

Benefits of gifts of stocks and bonds
  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of appreciated stock
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction
  • Further our mission today
How to make a gift of stocks and bonds

By electronic transfer: Please contact Janet Glueckert-Lang at jlang@dewpac.org or 928-684-6610 for instructions on how you can transfer stock or bonds from your brokerage or investment account to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts.

More on gifts of stocks and bonds

There are special rules for valuing a gift of stock. The value of a charitable gift of stock is determined by taking the mean between the high and low stock price on the date of the gift. Mutual fund shares are valued using the closing price for the fund on the date of the gift.

Regarding Legal Advice: This suggested bequest language is provided to you for your information and your attorney’s use; your will should be prepared by a reputable attorney. We urge you to discuss your estate and tax situation with your attorney to ensure that your bequest meets your personal and financial goals.

The Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts’ tax identification number is 86-0873249.

Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts
2001 West Wickenburg Way
Suite 3
Wickenburg, AZ 85390

Gifts of real estate

Donating appreciated real estate, such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts.

Benefits of real estate
  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of the real estate
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction based on the value of the gift
  • Leave a lasting legacy to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts
How to make a gift of real estate

Your real property may be given to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts by executing or signing a deed transferring ownership. You may deed part or all of your real property to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts. Your gift will generally be based on the property’s fair market value, which must be established by an independent appraisal.

Gifts of retirement assets

Donating part or all of your unused retirement assets, such as your IRA, 401(k), 403(b), pension or other tax-deferred plan, is an excellent way to make a gift to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts. If you are like most people, you probably will not use all of your retirement assets during your lifetime. You can make a gift of your unused retirement assets to help further our mission.

Benefits of gifts of retirement assets
  • Avoid potential estate tax on retirement assets
  • Your heirs would avoid income tax on any retirement assets funded on a pre-tax basis
  • Receive potential estate tax savings from an estate tax deduction
How to make a gift of retirement assets

To leave your retirement assets to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts, you will need to complete a beneficiary designation form provided by your retirement plan custodian. If you designate the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts as beneficiary, we will benefit from the full value of your gift because your IRA assets will not be taxed at your death. Your estate will benefit from an estate tax charitable deduction for the gift.

More on gifts of retirement assets

Did you know that 60%-70% of your retirement assets may be taxed if you leave them to your heirs at your death? Another option is to leave your heirs assets that receive a step up in basis, such as real estate and stock, and give the retirement assets to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts. As a charity, we are not taxed upon receiving an IRA or other retirement plan assets. Please let us know if you have already included the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts as a beneficiary of your retirement assets. We would like to thank you and recognize you for your gift.

How can I learn more?

Please contact Janet Glueckert-Lang, Development and Advertising Manager, if you have any questions about how to make a donation to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts or to request any additional information that might be helpful to you and your attorney as you consider such a donation.

928-684-6610
jlang@dewpac.org

To learn more about supporting Webb Center programs for the future, view our document:

Creating a Lasting Legacy

If you have included a donation to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts in your estate plan, please contact us to let us know. We would like to thank you and recognize you for your gift.

To learn more about our recognition opportunities, please view our document:

Planned Giving Commitment Form

Photo: The Ten Tenors

Gifts of cash

A donation of cash is a simple and easy way for you to make a gift.

Benefits of gifts of cash
  • You can make an immediate impact on our mission
  • You can take a charitable income tax deduction
How to make a gift of cash

Mailing a gift of cash: You can send us a check or money order. Please let us know if you want your gift used for a specific purpose by indicating that purpose either in the memo line or in a letter to us.

More on gifts of cash

Did you know that you can mail a check on December 31 and, even if the check is not received and cashed by the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts until after the new year, the IRS will allow you to take a deduction in the year the check was mailed? Keep this in mind for year-end tax planning!

Gifts of insurance

A gift of your life insurance policy is an excellent way to make a gift to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts. If you have a life insurance policy that has outlasted its original purpose, consider making a gift of your insurance policy to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts. For example, you may have purchased a policy to provide for minor children and they are now financially independent adults.

Benefits of gifts of life insurance
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction
  • If the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts retains the policy to maturity, you can receive additional tax deductions by making annual gifts so that we can pay the premiums
  • If the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts cashes in the policy, you will be able to see firsthand how your gift supports our charitable work
  • If we retain the policy to maturity, or you name us as a beneficiary, once the policy matures, the proceeds of your policy will be paid to our organization so that we can use the proceeds to further our charitable work
How to make a gift of life insurance

To make a gift of life insurance, please contact your life insurance provider, request a beneficiary designation form from the insurer and include the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts as the beneficiary of your policy.

Please let us know if you have already named us as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy. We would like to thank you and recognize you for your gift.