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Planned Giving

Make a lasting impact on your community with a planned gift to Wilder

When you make a planned gift to Wilder, you join generations of community members to multiply our impact on critical issues. Wilder was created by planned gifts from the wills of Amherst H. Wilder and his family. Through direct services, research, and building community, we have improved people’s lives and strengthened the community since 1906. Making a planned gift to Wilder can be a meaningful way to reflect your life and values.

For more information
Anne Rodenberg
Director of Individual Giving
anne.rodenberg@wilder.org
651-280-2443

Learn about Planned Giving

A planned gift typically comes to fruition after your lifetime. The goal of planned giving is to help you set up your estate and charitable giving in a way that benefits you, your family, and the organizations and causes that matter to you. 

Examples of Planned Gifts to Wilder

Committing to this will be the achievement of my lifetime.

Kathryn Schleich, volunteer and funder of an endowment for school success at Wilder
Kathryn Schleich, Wilder Heritage Partner, donor and volunteer

Make a Planned Gift to Wilder

Start a Conversation with Us About Planned Charitable Gifts

If you are considering a planned gift to Wilderor if you just want more information—please complete the form or contact Anne Rodenberg, Director of Individual Giving, for more information about your options for planned giving and how your gift can lay the groundwork for future generations to come.

When you make a planned charitable gift, you become a valued member of Wilder's Heritage Partner Society. Donors who are part of the Heritage Partner Society are invited to special events and recognized in the Wilder Annual Report.

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Resources for Planned Giving at Wilder

We recommend that you consult with your attorney or financial adviser about your planned gift intentions. You can find sample forms and documentation below.

Download “Including Wilder in Your Estate Plan” for sample language, forms for documenting your intentions and more.

Wilder Donors Make a Commitment with Planned Gifts

Mai Kou Xiong, creator of a planned gift for Hmong youth at Wilder

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