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Gifts From Your Estate

Your bequest or planned gift will help Portland Audubon make a lasting impact in protecting wildlife and habitat, while building your conservation legacy.

Tree Swallow - Scott Carpenter
Tree Swallow - Scott Carpenter

Visionaries look past the here and now to shape the future - your bequest or planned gift will help Portland Audubon make a lasting impact in protecting wildlife and habitat, while building your conservation legacy.

Bequests to consider

  • Specific, Residuary and Contingent Bequests: 
Name ASoP as a beneficiary of your will or trust, to receive a specific gift from your estate; to receive all or a portion of the residue of your estate, or to be the contingent beneficiary.
  • Retirement Accounts and Pension Plans: Name ASoP as the beneficary of your retirement account and gain tax incentives.
  • Real Estate: Donate real estate or land holdings to ASoP. Your donation might be a priority natural area intended for protection or real estate intended for sale.  If you are considering a gift of real estate, please talk with us first to assure that your gift fits within our conservation strategies.
  • Insurance
: Name ASoP as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy and receive immediate tax advantages. A bequest of insurance enables you to assure a large future gift at a small cost now.

Please consult with your financial planner and attorney to assure you receive the best financial advantages and that your intentions are carried out fully.

The Audubon Society of Portland should be legally designated in your documents as:
 "The Audubon Society of Portland, a nonprofit corporation (Tax ID #93-6026088) with current headquarters address of 5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR 97210."

If you wish to remain anonymous, we will respect your preference.

We would be glad to discuss any planned giving option with you - in confidence and without obligation. For more information, please contact:
 Development Director Ann Takamoto
 at 503-292-6855, x117
 or atakamoto@audubonportland.org

Legacy Circle

We often receive bequests from people whom we have never had the opportunity to thank. If you include Audubon Society of Portland in your estate plans, please let us know. We value the opportunity to express our gratitude in person to let you know that your gift is greatly appreciated now and for future generations of people and wildlife to come.

Those people who have notified us of their intention to make a bequest to the Audubon Society of Portland are invited to our Legacy Circle. Legacy Circle special events and activities highlighting the work we accomplish together will keep you connected to the "legacy" that you have planned for us.

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