The longevity of many charitable organizations depends on the next generations stepping up and continuing to support these causes and the communities they serve. In order to secure young supporters, the organizations must appeal to them and that often means adapting to evolving communication methods.
You want to leave a meaningful legacy but don’t know how. Your answer will reflect your personal values, priorities, family and less importantly, your financial situation. A charitable bequest is perhaps the most tangible way to express your values while leaving a lasting impact on your community and the organizations that mean the most to you. While you can certainly use a will or trust to provide a charitable bequest, a beneficiary designation may be an even better and easier choice