Planned Gifts

You can support the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer in a variety of ways, including through your estate. Including  in your estate plan to the Austin Hatcher Foundation will not only assist you in reaching and achieving your own philanthropic and charitable giving goals, but it will also allow the Austin Hatcher Foundation to continue its mission of erase the effects of pediatric cancer on all members of the family.

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There are many charitable planned giving options available to you. For example, you can make a planned gift to the Austin Hatcher Foundation by naming the Foundation as a beneficiary of your last will and testament, life insurance policy or retirement plan.

You can also name  Austin Hatcher Foundation as a beneficiary of a charitable trust. Your attorney or financial advisor can advise you of the various types of charitable trusts and assist you in establishing a trust that is tailored to your personal needs.

Some of the above-mentioned planned giving strategies may have a greater tax benefit to you than others, so please consult with your attorney or financial advisor on which strategy would work best for you and your future charitable giving goals.

Below please find examples of specific language that you may use to name  Austin Hatcher Foundation as a beneficiary of your will, trust, life insurance policy, retirement assets, or other contractual gift. If you, your attorney or financial advisor has any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Austin Hatcher Foundation main office at 423.243.3475 or email Ray Lallier at ray@hatcherfoundation.org.

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GIFTS UNDER A WILL

The following language is an example of wording that may be used to name Austin Hatcher Foundation as a beneficiary of your last will and testament.  You may either make a general or restricted gift to  Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer.  In addition such gift may be of a specific dollar amount or it may also be of a percentage of your estate.

If you wish to make a restricted gift to Austin Hatcher Foundation, please contact us at the phone number or email address above prior to finalizing your gift.

a.       GENERAL TESTAMENTARY GIFT: SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT:  I hereby give and bequeath _______________________ Dollars ($__________________) to the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, located at 6379 Ringgold Rd. Suite G, Chattanooga, TN 37412, or its successors-in-interest, to be used for general purposes.

b.       GENERAL TESTAMENTARY GIFT: PERCENTAGE OF RESIDUE OF ESTATE:  I hereby give and bequeath ________ percent (_____%) of the rest and residue of my estate to the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, located at 6379 Ringgold Rd. Suite G, Chattanooga, TN 37412, or its successors-in-interest, to be used for general purposes. 

c.       RESTRICTED TESTAMENTARY GIFT: SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT:  I hereby give and bequeath _____________________ Dollars ($__________________) to the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, located at 6379 Ringgold Rd. Suite G, Chattanooga, TN 37412, or its successors-in-interest, to be used for [insert donor restriction]. 

d.      RESTRICTED TESTAMENTARY GIFT: PERCENTAGE OF RESIDUE OF ESTATE:  I hereby give and bequeath ________ percent (_____%) of the rest and residue of my estate to the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, located at 6379 Ringgold Rd. Suite G, Chattanooga, TN 37412, or its successors-in-interest, to be used for [insert donor restriction]. 

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GIFTS FROM A TRUST

The following language is an example of wording that may be used in the event the Austin Hatcher Foundation is named as a contingent beneficiary of a trust estate.  Please keep in mind that such gifts may also be restricted and may be of either a specific dollar amount or a percentage of the trust estate.

[Insert contingency (e.g., Upon the death of my spouse)], the Trustee shall distribute ________________ Dollars ($__________________) to the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, located at 6379 Ringgold Rd. Suite G, Chattanooga, TN 37412, or its successors-in-interest, free and clear of trust, to be used for general purposes. 

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CONTRACTUAL GIFTS

The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer may be named as the beneficiary of an asset that passes outside the terms of a will or a trust (e.g. life insurance, IRA, 401(k)).  In order to clarify the intention of the donor, the contractual instrument governing the asset should set forth the following as the official recipient of the gift:

The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, located at 6379 Ringgold Rd. Suite G, Chattanooga, TN 37412, or its successors-in-interest. 

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Below please find some general information that may be beneficial to you in finalizing your estate plan.

Legal Name:    The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer

  • 501(c)(3) organization, classified as a public charity, exempt from federal income tax
  • Tennessee non-profit corporation