Leave a legacy for tomorrow through thoughtful planning today.
How will you leave your corner of the world a better place? What do you hope your legacy will be?
Many people have goals to support their family and their community. And those goals can be accomplished with future gifts through thoughtful estate planning. This is often called planned giving.
Learn more about planned giving by watching this short video:
Write My Free Will
Protecting who you love and what you care about is important, but planning is easy to put off. We believe that all people and families deserve opportunities to thrive, including building financial security. Our partnership with FreeWill allows you to write your legally valid will – for free!
Learn more about how FreeWill works by watching this short video.
A bequest is a gift made in your will or trust (or, a codicil to your will). It’s one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to support charitable causes important to you, without compromising the asset you want to give while you are alive.
Common Planned Gifts
Common Gift Vehicles
Keep it GrowingSM Farmland Giving
Stories Worth Sharing
Estate Gift Means Farmland Can Keep Growing and Giving Back
Every farm has a story. Neil Kruse wants to see the next chapters for his family’s farm keep the rhythms of planting and harvest, machinery rumbling down the gravel roads in rural Lincoln County and neighbors stopping to visit through the windows of their pickup trucks.
“I get I have a limited time on the earth. For me, it’s a life cycle. When I’m gone, I’m gone.”Neil Kruse
Individuals and families who have included Southwest Initiative Foundation, a community foundation or another local fund in their plans become part of our Legacy Circle to recognize their generosity. If you have entrusted your legacy with us or included a SWIF-held fund in your estate plans, please complete a simple form at the link below.
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