Learn about tax-wise giving with a lasting impact - Leaving a Legacy
“If I ever wanted to be generous, now would be the time to do it.”
Laurie Brunette - read more about her.
The Kootenai Health Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit community hospital corporation, generates community support for Kootenai Health and the programs and departments at the hospital. Gift planning can assist you with aligning your family’s financial goals to support Kootenai Health Foundation and enable you to make a contribution to the health of our community.
There are many ways to support the Kootenai Health Foundation and become a partner in shaping the future of Kootenai. In addition to the potential tax savings, donors often cite personal and emotional fulfillment as a reason to give. But, 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 our quick guide to legacy gifts (Gift Planning Options) and Factors in Planning.
Ways to support the Health Care Foundation
Types of Gifts
Assets to Consider
|IRA Rollover or Qualified Charitable Distribution|
Have you already made an estate gift?
If you have already included Kootenai Health Foundation Inc. 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.
News and Information
You can find additional information with our frequently asked questions, glossary, and the site map. The Kootenai Health Foundation is a tax-exempt organization and does not provide tax, legal, or financial advice. Any document or information provided to you by our staff is intended to be educational and informational. The Foundation strongly encourages all of our donors to seek counsel from their own legal and financial advisors. Contributions to the Foundation can be made through a number of tax-advantageous methods and using a variety of assets.
We would like to help make certain your intentions are executed accordingly. For more information about the importance of having a will as well as other opportunities, please email or call our President, Julie Holt, at (208) 625-4438. We are happy to answer questions and offer suggestions confidentially based on your personal circumstances.