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Planned Giving Opportunities

Make a Big Impact With a Future Gift

When you include RAFI-USA in your estate plan, your generosity helps us continue supporting and advocating for economically, racially, and ecologically just farm communities. Thank you for ensuring that RAFI-USA can continue to impact people’s lives well into the future

Legal name: Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA

Address: 274 Pittsboro Elem School Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312

EIN # 56-1704863

Unrestricted gifts give us the greatest flexibility to use funds where they are most needed.

Name RAFI-USA in your will. 

This sample language may be useful:

“I give and bequeath to  Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA,  274 Pittsboro Elem School Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312 [the sum of __________ Dollars ($____)] [ _______ % of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate], to be used for its general charitable purposes.”

Name RAFI-USA as a beneficiary

Naming Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI-USA) as a beneficiary on your retirement account or life insurance policy is a simple and powerful way to support the lifesaving work of our organization without changing your will or living trust. Beneficiary designation gifts pass directly to RAFI-USA without going through the probate process and go right to work to help us support farmers and their communities.

  • On your retirement accounts. Designate all or a specified percentage of your IRA, 401(k), 403(b), or other retirement plan. Individuals who inherit retirement plan assets are usually required to pay income tax on them, so they’re often considered among the best assets to leave to charity. Ask your retirement plan administrator or financial institution for a change of beneficiary form.
  • On your life insurance policies. If you have a life insurance policy that is no longer needed for your family, designating RAFI-USA as a beneficiary is a simple way to support our work.

We hope you’ll let us know that you have named RAFI-USA as a beneficiary so that we can thank you. (Link to [email protected].)

If you have any questions, please contact Susan Alan, Senior Development Manager at [email protected] or 984.233.2989.

The Rural Advancement Foundation International is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our EIN # is 56-1704863. Your donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. 

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