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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Life Insurance - Costs and Benefits
Personal Planner
Let's look at the "top five" reasons people give for not owning life insurance. 1. Too Expensive. "I just cannot afford life insurance right now." 2. Confusing. "We looked at proposals from three...
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IRS Tax Tips for 2015 Returns
Washington News
In FS-2016-8 the IRS outlined seven tax tips helpful for filing your 2015 tax return. There are many new provisions and changes that may affect your tax return. 1. Timing – Because April 15...
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