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Planning a Gift to KBIA

The following pages will offer ideas as to how you can be a partner with the area's largest provider of arts programming, serving more than 30,000 listeners and members each week, and one of the few remaining providers of local news. KBIA provides the best in NPR news, information, and arts and entertainment programming to this growing and vibrant area. Legacy giving provides the resources necessary to sustain excellence and preserve the future of KBIA.

There are as many different ways to support KBIA as there are needs for your support. Planning a gift is more than just finding a need. There are a lot of factors to consider. If you are not familiar with the concepts and strategies of charitable gift planning, you might want to take a moment to consider A Quick Guide to Legacy Gifts and Factors in Planning.

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The stories that follow share some of the different ways people can become partners with us in changing lives. Take a moment to see how they - perhaps in circumstances similar to yours - have found ways to support the needs of others and causes that are important to them - the way KBIA is important to you. In turn, they have enriched their own hearts as well. Just click on the links below.

Types of Gifts
Assets to Consider
Bequests in Wills and Trusts Tangible Personal Property
Charitable Remainder Trusts Retirement Assets
Retained Life Estate Appreciated Stock
Charitable Lead Trusts Real Estate
Bargain Sales Life Insurance

If you have already included KBIA in your estate plans, please let us know by calling us or filling out our estate intention form. We would like to assist you in making certain your intentions will be carried out. If you have not written a will yet, regardless of your charitable intent, please consider this for it is a gift to your loved ones.

Individual circumstances will vary - as with all tax and estate planning, please consult your attorney or estate specialist. Some of the gift arrangements are revocable and others cannot be changed once established. Some work better with cash and others with appreciated assets. There are many variations, enough so that a giving plan can be tailored to your needs, desires and capabilities. We will be glad to answer questions and offer suggestions confidentially based on your personal circumstances. Please call us or e-mail us (see contact page). You may also use our information request form.

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You can find additional information with our frequently asked questions, glossary, and the site map.

For more information or a confidential discussion of your charitable options, please email or call the KBIA General Manager, Mike Dunn, at (573) 882-3431.

Please note, individual financial circumstances will vary. The information on this site does not constitute legal or tax advice. As with all tax and estate planning, please consult your attorney or estate specialist. All material is copyrighted and is for viewing purposes only. Use of this site signifies your agreement with the terms of use.The content in this Legacy Giving section has been developed for KBIA Public Radio by Future Focus. Please report any problems to section webmaster.

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