How Will You Leave Your Legacy?

A planned gift enables you to support what you believe in, preserving your assets during your lifetime, and leaving a valuable legacy. Your gift to The Junior League of Washington supports our mission to promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women, and improve the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.


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Explore several popular ways of supporting The Junior League of Washington, then begin a confidential, no-obligation conversation to get started.

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When you make a gift to The Junior League of Washington from your will or trust, you'll be welcomed into an organization of passionate women dedicated to the Washington, DC, community and to empowering women to grow as civic leaders. If you've already included the Junior League in your plans, please let us know so we can properly thank you and make sure your gift will be used as you've intended.

Join now to help us develop the potential of women, promote voluntarism, and improve the community with your donation.

The Most Popular Planned Gifts

Gifts from Your Will
General Bequest

Through a provision in your written and executed will, you can make a gift in the form of cash, securities, real estate, or personal property. There are many types of bequests. Choose the one that best fits your needs and intentions.

Beneficiary Gifts
Retirement Accounts

Naming The Junior League of Washington as the beneficiary of a qualified retirement plan asset such as a 401(k), 403(b), IRA, Keogh, profit-sharing pension plan, or other donor-advised funds, will accomplish a charitable goal while realizing significant tax savings.

Current Gift Options

Gifts of Stock
Appreciated Stock

When you donate appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares instead of cash, you'll receive charitable deductions at full, fair market value while reducing capital gains impact.

Charitable IRA Rollover
Charitable IRA Rollover

If you're 70 1/2 or older, you can make a gift directly from your IRA to The Junior League of Washington. While there is no charitable deduction for a rollover gift, you do avoid the income tax on the donated portion of your required minimum distribution.

Gifts of Property
Real Estate and Other Valuables

Like stock, the fair market value of gifts of appreciated assets such as real estate, artwork, and other well curated collections, can be deducted from your income tax today and reduce your estate taxes in the future.

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There are many giving options available to you, such as naming The Junior League of Washington as a beneficiary in your will and other gifts that still allow for you to care for your family during your lifetime. For more information, please find our contact info below, or submit this form.



Contact Us

The Junior League of Washington

3039 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007
202.337.2001
office@jlw.org

If you are working with a professional advisor or advising a donor, here's a useful guide for including The Junior League of Washington in a charitable estate plan.