Charitable Gift Annuities

Charitable Gift Annuities

Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch’s popular charitable gift annuity program offers you a special way to support Boys Ranch’s transformative work while enjoying generous payments to you and/or someone you designate that will continue for as long as a payment recipient lives. A gift annuity can help free you from concerns about low interest rates, the ups and downs of investment markets and the possibility of outliving your resources.

How do gift annuities work?

  • Step One: You make a gift of cash, stock or other appropriate property to Boys Ranch.
  • Step Two: Boys Ranch promises under the terms of a simple agreement to provide fixed payments to you and/or anyone you name. Payments are backed by all of Boys Ranch’s available resources. (See the chart below for examples of current payment rates at various ages.)
  • Step Three: After the lifetime of all persons receiving payments, Boys Ranch will use the remaining funds to support our life-changing work with children.
Illustration on how gift annuities work.

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Boys Ranch is pleased to help you in any way we can. Contact our planned giving team at:

Thank you for your interest in supporting Boys Ranch!

What are the advantages of a charitable gift annuity?

  • A Boys Ranch charitable gift annuity provides you and/or your designee predictable fixed payments, part of which are received free of tax for a period of time.
  • Annuity payments are backed by all of Boys Ranch’s available resources for as long as you live.
  • Your gift entitles you to a charitable tax deduction equal to the value of your eventual gift when you itemize your federal income taxes.
  • Your gift provides safety, belonging and teaches the timeless values of faith, integrity and perseverance to children from across the nation.

What options do I have?

Annuity payments can begin immediately or can be delayed to a later date. The longer the starting date, the higher the payments will be under most circumstances.

A Boys Ranch charitable gift annuity can be paid to two people age 70 or older.

Your payments are based on the age of the persons receiving the annuity income when they begin. Your donation to fund a Boys Ranch charitable gift annuity can be a combination of cash, stocks, bonds and/or mutual funds. A home or other real estate may also be used to fund your gift annuity where appropriate. In most cases, no capital gains tax will be due on the long-term increase in value of donated assets at the time of your gift. Capital gains tax will never be due on the gift portion of the assets while the remainder will be gradually reported over your life expectancy.

The calculations shown here are for illustration purposes only. Your benefits could vary. Please consult your financial advisor for information specific to your situation.

What role does a charitable gift annuity have in my retirement planning?

Many Boys Ranch supporters have found gift annuities to be a source of additional income during their retirement years while eventually making a gift that will provide future support for the children of Boys Ranch.

NOTE: Boys Ranch’s charitable gift annuities may not be available in all states.

Boys Ranch provides this information as a courtesy to our generous supporters. It is not intended to offer professional financial, accounting or tax advice. Always consult with your financial adviser before making decisions affecting your long-term financial planning.

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