Planned giving options for your clients

 

You give your clients peace of mind for the future. With St. Jude, you can do even more. Learn about our gift options below.

Naming opportunities at St. Jude

Naming opportunities

Your clients can create a lasting legacy with a dedication on our campus.

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Wills and bequests

Wills and bequests

There are many benefits to including St. Jude in a will or bequest.

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Donor advised funds

Charitable gift annuities

Charitable gift annuities are a simple and affordable way to make a significant gift to St. Jude.

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Donor advised funds

Donor advised funds

Put a donor advised fund to good use by recommending gifts to St. Jude.

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Foundations

Foundations

The gift from a foundation can provide vital support for the lifesaving work of St. Jude.

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gift calculator

Gift calculator

Use our interactive gift calculator to determine possible income and tax benefits from making a planned gift to St. Jude.

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  1. In 2015, Congress permanently extended the IRA charitable rollover provision, which allows anyone 70 ½ or older to make a tax-free gift to St. Jude directly from their IRA. The maximum amount for charitable distributions is $100,000.

    An IRA administrator can use our sample letter to help make a charitable rollover gift to St. Jude.

    See Our Sample Letter

  2. Gifts of stock can help St. Jude continue its lifesaving mission of finding cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

    Electronic delivery: Depository Trust Company (DTC) ID #0226 – for credit to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Inc., Account # 003-314773 at First Tennessee Brokerage, PO Box 240655, Memphis, TN 38124

    Mail physical stock certificates to:
    ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    Attn: Accounting
    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

    Download Our Stock Transfer Form

  3. With a charitable lead trust, a predetermined amount of the trust’s assets will be given to St. Jude annually for a set period of time. Afterward, the remainder of the funds can be transferred to the trust’s non-charitable beneficiaries — usually family members. Setting up a charitable lead trust may reduce or even eliminate gift and estate taxes on trust assets passing to family.

    Learn More About Charitable Lead Trusts

  4. Charitable remainder trusts allow for assets to be irrevocably transfered, and your client and his or her beneficiaries will receive payments from the trust for life, or another time period of their choice. The remainder of the trust then goes to St. Jude.

    Learn More About Charitable Remainder Trusts

  5. Most people do not use all of their retirement assets during their lifetime, and those unused assets can be used to make a gift to St. Jude.  

    A retirement plan can be a tax-efficient and simple way to include St. Jude in an estate plan. The best method is to name St. Jude as a beneficiary. Because charities do not pay income taxes on the donations they receive, distributions to St. Jude will not be taxed as income.

    Additionally, a paid-up life insurance policy can be given to St. Jude, or even a policy on which premiums are still being paid.

    Learn More About Retirement Plans and Life Insurance