Planned Giving

You can make a lasting difference in your community through a planned gift to Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity. Planned gifts enable our affiliate to develop bold strategies for the future and take advantage of opportunities to make the greatest impact. As you plan for your future and reflect on the legacy you will leave behind, consider the following ways you can strengthen Greater Indianapolis families and communities through a partnership with Habitat.

Planned Giving Options
There are a number of tax-advantaged ways in which people can provide needed support for Greater Indy Habitat while enriching their lives through philanthropic activity. There are three types of planned gifts: current outright gifts, revocable deferred benefits and irrevocable deferred benefits.

  • Bequests
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Charitable Lead Trust
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Current Outright Gifts: stock, real estate, and tangible personal property
  • Irrevocable Deferred Gifts
  • Life Insurance
  • Memorial Gifts
  • Pooled Income Fund
  • Retirement Plans and IRAs
  • Revocable Deferred Benefits

For more information about the types of planned gifts and to see sample language, click here.

We would be glad to assist you and answer your questions about giving opportunities and needs of our community. Please consult your attorney or financial professional for the benefits of each gift type.

Do you have a question about planned giving? Check out our FAQ guide 

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To set up an appointment to discuss your planned giving options, please contact Director of Individual Giving Maureen Parsons at

Have you already included Greater Indy Habitat in your estate plans? Please let us know so we can thank you and welcome you into our Legacy Builders society. By letting us know, we can ensure that we fulfill your gift exactly as you intended. 

Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity is incorporated as a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the Federal Tax Identification #35-1715910.
All donations are tax-deductible.