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Gift Planning

Discover Ways to Give & Save

Gifts to AARP Foundation can take multiple forms and can help you address your personal financial goals and dreams. Do you want to make a significant gift during your lifetime, or would a gift as part of your estate work better? Do you have a particular asset that you are thinking of donating? Do you want to increase your retirement income, or is your primary goal estate preservation? Are you carrying surplus life insurance or a large balance in your retirement plan?

Here are some places to start as you consider ways to support you, your loved ones and AARP Foundation all at the same time:

Gift and Estate Planning Resources

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Include AARP Foundation in Your Will

Get the information you need and sample language you can use to support AARP Foundation through a bequest. Read

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For Attorneys and Professional Advisors

Our team assists donors and their advisors in finding a gift plan that achieves their philanthropic goals in the most tax-wise way possible. Read

Estate Plan Makeover checklist

Stay in control by keeping your plan current.

View 31 different life changes that suggest it's time to update your plan in our Estate Plan Makeover checklist. Read


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Discover our most popular estate planning tool



Our Confidential Estate Organizer helps you collect and organize your personal information, simplifying the planning process and putting you in control. Go

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