Planned Giving

Planned Giving to the Copernicus FoundationArranging a planned gift in your estate plans and join a group of insightful and imaginative individuals who look to ensure the vitality and longevity of the Copernicus Foundation and Center for future generations. Your commitment, of any amount, guarantees your legacy will touch the lives of anyone who walks through the Copernicus doors


There are many ways to make a planned gift donation to Copernicus Foundation and Center and provide tax benefits to your estate and/or heirs. Below are a few gift examples to discuss with your financial advisor.

Remembering Copernicus Foundation and Center in your Estate Plan:

  • Will, Living Trust, Estate Note
  • Individual Retirement Account (IRA)
  • Retirement Plan Assets
  • Life Insurance
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Charitable Remainder Trust


Example verbiage clause to share with your attorney is:

I give to Copernicus Foundation, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation whose address is 5216 West Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630, Tax ID #23-7164993, (the sum of $_________) or (_____ % of the residue of my estate) for its general purposes.