Planned Giving

Including White Bear Center for the Arts in your estate plan ensures that future generations have access to the arts.

Gifts may be designated toward White Bear Center for the Arts’ endowment or general operating fund. Endowment gifts of $100,000 or more can be designated to benefit a specific program. Please check with White Bear Center for the Arts before restricting your gift to ensure that we can comply with your wishes.

White Bear Center for the Arts can accept estate gifts through:

  • Wills
  • Living Trusts
  • Retirement Plans
  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Charitable Gift Annuities

If you are considering leaving a planned gift to White Bear Center for the Arts, please refer your legal and financial planning advisors to the following information:

  • Legal name: White Bear Center for the Arts
  • Tax identification number: 41-1290707

Sample bequest language for an unrestricted gift:

I give _____[the sum, percentage, or description of property] to White Bear Center for the Arts, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, to be used for its general tax-exempt purposes, but without other restriction as to use.

Sample bequest language for a restricted gift:

I give __[the sum, percentage, or description of property] to White Bear Center for the Arts, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, to be [used to support ____] [ to be added to the _______endowment fund].

 

We encourage you to notify White Bear Center for the Arts if you have included us in your estate plan by filling out a Declaration of Intent (available for download here).  All information will remain confidential.

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