a Bequest to NOBTS
or small, bequests are an important part of New Orleans Baptist
Theological Seminary's growth. Bequests continue to account
for a major portion of the Seminary's endowment and provide significant
funding for many of the Seminary's current programs.
needs to have a will indicating how your property is to be used
after your lifetime. For many NOBTS alumni and friends,
the bequest is the most popular form of planned gift. A
will does not reduce your current income, yet it enables you to
provide substantial future support for the work and mission of
New Orleans Seminary. A gift to New Orleans Seminary through
your will has several advantages:
gifts made through your will are deductible for estate tax
may direct your bequest to the Seminary as a whole or to a
charitable bequest may place your estate in a lower tax bracket.
you wish to establish a scholarship or other endowment fund
through your will, you can request that it be named for you
or anyone you wish to honor.
you notify New Orleans Seminary of your bequest intention
and send the Seminary a copy of your will or trust document,
you will be enrolled in the Dement
Society which honors alumni and friends who have established
a planned gift for the Seminary.
Gift Planning Calculator may
help you better understand your options for planned giving.
information contained herein is intended to provide general information,
not legal or tax advice about a specific situation or problem.
Always consult a lawyer or tax accountant if you have legal or
tax matters which require attention.
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