Charitable Lead Trust

Protect Your Assets

You can benefit from the tax savings that result from supporting Save the Children without giving up the assets that you'd like your family to receive someday with a donation in the form of a charitable lead trust.

There are two ways that charitable lead trusts make payments to Save the Children:

A charitable lead annuity trust pays a fixed amount each year to Save the Children and is more attractive when interest rates are low.

A charitable lead unitrust pays a variable amount each year based on the value of the assets in the trust. With a unitrust, if the trust's assets go up in value, for example, the payments to Save the Children go up as well.

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We Can Help

  1. Contact Marc Vigliotti at 800.544.4470 or plannedgiving@savechildren.org to talk about supporting Save the Children by setting up a charitable lead trust.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include Save the Children in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal Name: Save the Children Federation, Inc.
Address: Fairfield, CT
Federal Tax ID Number: #06-0726487

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An Example of How It Works

Father smiling with children George would like to support Save the Children and provide for his children. George received a windfall amount of income and needs a large income tax deduction to offset the income. Following his advisor's recommendation, George funds a grantor charitable lead annuity trust with assets valued at $1,000,000. George's trust pays $70,000 (7 percent of the initial fair market value) to Save the Children each year for 15 years, which will total $1,050,000. After that, the balance in the trust reverts back to George. He receives an income tax charitable deduction of $854,311. Assuming the trust earns an average 6 percent annual rate of return, George receives approximately $767,240 at the end of the trust term.

*Assuming annual payments and a 3.2 percent charitable midterm federal rate.

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