Your Gift Matters
Make a Big Impact With a Future Gift
When you include Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in your estate plan, your generosity inspires every visitor with wildlife every day. Thank you for ensuring that the Zoo can impact those we serve well into the future.
Ways to Give
Give for the Zoo's Future
A Gift in Your Will or Trust
With as little as one sentence, you can make a gift in your will or trust that significantly impacts the efforts of Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Whether you choose to give a set amount or a percentage of your estate, your support ensures we are able to continue our mission for years to come.Get Your Resource GuideView Sample Language
Naming Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden as a beneficiary of one of your assets, such as your retirement plan or life insurance policy, is a convenient way to support our mission. All it takes are a few minutes and a simple form.Get Your Resource Guide
Donor Advised Funds
Did you know that you can use your donor advised fund to build a lasting legacy at the Zoo? Learn about simple options to make the most of your giving.Get Your Resource Guide
IRA Charitable Rollover
If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to give to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified charity without having to pay income taxes on the money.
Retirement Plan Assets
Retirement plan assets are a great way to support the work at the Zoo because they not only help expand community and conservation efforts, but they also can provide tax relief for your loved ones. Consider leaving your loved ones less heavily taxed assets and leaving your retirement plan assets to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.Get Your Resource Guide
Gifts of Stock
By giving appreciated stocks to the Zoo, you can eliminate capital gains tax, receive a charitable deduction for the full fair market value when you itemize and feel good about giving wildlife better places to thrive. For more information, please contact Mary Ann Remke, MBA at 513-487-3342 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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