Choosing your giving strategy

You have access to a full range of flexible giving options to start your fund. You can Give Now, Give Later or Give & Receive to create your charitable fund in a way that works best for you and your giving goals. Your gift may be tax-deductible.

Not sure which giving strategy is best for you? We are here to provide you with thoughtful charitable giving expertise. Our team of charitable gift planners and donor services professionals are available to answer your questions and help you achieve your giving goals.

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Give Now

Put your generosity into action with gifts such as cash, real estate, stocks & mutual funds, qualified charitable distributions (from IRA), crops/farm equipment, limited or general partnerships, and limited liability companies.

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Give Later

This type of giving allows you to make a larger gift upon your passing with assets such as a will or living trust, beneficiary proceeds, life insurance and life estate reserved. 

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Give & Receive

Charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts/unitrusts, and testamentary charitable remainder trusts provide you with ongoing income payments. The remaining funds are directed to your favorite charities and causes.

Giving options and benefits

Together with Thrivent Charitable, you can create a thoughtful, effective giving plan that reflects your priorities and supports what matters to you most.

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Donors must itemize deductions to receive a charitable income tax deduction. Charitable giving can result in tax, legal and financial consequences. Thrivent Charitable Impact & Investing™ does not provide legal, accounting or tax advice. Consult your attorney or tax professional.