Types of Giving
Many Ways to Give

Many Ways to Give

 

In addition to cash contributions (checks and credit cards), the following types of gifts help BCI protect bats and advance our mission:

Type of Gift
Description
Typical Advantages to Donor
 
Many Donors to BCI enjoy tax benefits. Please consult your tax advisor to determine yours.

Stock

Electronic transfer of stock to BCI. For transfer instructions click here.

  • Your gift goes to work immediately protecting bats and their habitats around the world
  • Quick and simple way to give
  • Income tax deduction and capital gains tax advantages
 

Bequest

Give a specific amount, a percentage, or the remainder of your estate by naming BCI in your will or living trust. For bequest language and guidance, please contact Chris Daniels at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  • Your legacy and the impact of your gift extends beyond your lifetime
  • Estate tax deduction
 

Charitable Gift Annuity

Transfer assets like cash, securities, or real estate to BCI and receive fixed life-time payments to up to (2) named beneficiaries. BCI retains remaining funds. For information on a Charitable Gift Annuity, please contact Chris Daniels at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  • Your legacy and the impact of your gift extends beyond your lifetime
  • Easy to set up
  • Income tax reduction and minimized capital gains tax liability
 

Charitable Remainder Trust

Transfer assets like cash, securities, or real estate to a trust that makes annual payments to named beneficiaries. Once the trust is terminated, remaining funds are transferred to BCI. For information on a Charitable Remainder Trust, please contact Chris Daniels at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  • Your legacy and the impact of your gift extends into the future
  • You may retain control over the investment of assets
  • Income tax reduction and minimized capital gains liability
 

BCI relies on the support of our amazing members around the world.

Our mission is to conserve the world’s bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet.

Please join us or donate so our work can continue.