LCEF

Planned Giving

Opening Doors, Sharing Opportunities
At Lutheran Church Extension Fund, we exist for the sole purpose of empowering ministries in Kingdom work. Our goal each day is to "open doors," sharing resources so that more people will hear and believe, be baptized and grow in the Word, joining together in God's saving grace and eternal life.

Planning for your legacy is an important process for you and your family. Our gift planning consultants offer valuable ideas for planning for the future and potentially receiving benefits such as tax savings and life income. Also, you can get helpful personal planning tips and ideas for organizing your finances and estate.
Donor Stories
Donor Stories
Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others. Explore the many benefits of charitable gift planning.
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Gift Options
Gift Options
Find out What to Give and which assets work best for planned giving. Learn about gifts of cash, securities and property. Learn How to Give and discover gift options that provide tax and income benefits. Discover the best planned gift to meet your goals.
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Family Limited Partnerships
Personal Planner
A family limited partnership (FLP) is usually created by a husband and wife. It has several purposes. An FLP can save estate taxes and permit transfers to family members. While it is uncertain what...
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Obamas and Bidens Publish 2014 Tax Returns
Washington News
Each year President Obama and Vice President Biden publish their tax returns. For 2014 President and Mrs. Obama paid $93,362 in federal tax on total income of $477,383. The tax rate is...
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