Leave a lasting gift that will fund the future of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois.
Become a Legacy Leader by making a planned gift to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois in your will or estate plans. Your generosity will provide the Foundation with financial security, and provide you, your estate, and your heirs, significant tax/financial benefits.
By honoring the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois in this unique manner, you'll become one of the NKFI Legacy Leaders, an esteemed group of individuals whose support ensures that our work will remain vital for years to come.
ways to give
how to make a major impact
There are several common approaches to creating a legacy gift. To get you started, we've compiled some information for you below, and written some sample language you may use in your planning. Generally speaking, the process is simple:
Determine which type of gift works best for you and the legacy you want to leave.
Work with your financial planner and/or the NKFI staff to implement your strategy.
Know that your generosity will improve the lives of patients affected by kidney disease for years to come.
info and resources
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Upon becoming a Legacy Leader, you may choose to receive access to select donor benefits. These may include -
Invitations to special events and educational seminars.
Acknowledgment on the NKFI website.
Features in appropriate NKFI marketing materials.
Placement on our Difference Makers donor wall
need any help?
Legacy Gifts and Planned Giving can inspire specific questions about bequeaths and legal language. The above links provide several templates for your use, but if you need further assistance constructing plans, please contact our Senior Director of Development Heidi Merritt for assistance.
phone: (312) 321 - 1500 x 256
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Should you need the NKFI's tax exempt info:
Federal Tax EIN: 13 - 1673104
Illinois Tax Exempt Number: E9984 - 2823 - 07