You can support I Matter Too® in a variety of ways, including through your estate. Including I Matter Too® in your estate plan will not only assist you in reaching and achieving your own philanthropic and charitable giving goals, but it will also allow I Matter Too® to continue its mission of mentoring and tutoring orphaned abused and neglected children through the love of Jesus Christ.
There are many charitable planned giving options available to you. For example, you can make a planned gift to I Matter Too® by naming our organization as a beneficiary of your last will and testament, life insurance policy or retirement plan.
You can also name I Matter Too® as a beneficiary of a charitable trust. Your attorney or financial advisor can advise you of the various types of charitable trusts and assist you in establishing a trust that is tailored to your personal needs.
Some of the above-mentioned planned giving strategies may have a greater tax benefit to you than others, so please consult with your attorney or financial advisor on which strategy would work best for you.
Below please find examples of specific language that you may use to name I Matter Too® as a beneficiary of your will, trust, life insurance policy, retirement assets, or other contractual gift. If you, your attorney or financial advisor has any questions, please do not hesitate to contact I Matter Too®.
GIFTS UNDER A WILL
The following language is an example of wording that may be used to name I Matter Too® as a beneficiary of your last will and testament. Your gift may be of a specific dollar amount or it may also be of a percentage of your estate.
If you wish to make a restricted gift to I Matter Too®, please contact the I Matter Too® Development Department at the phone number or email address above prior to finalizing your gift.
a. GENERAL TESTAMENTARY GIFT: SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT: I hereby give and bequeath _______________________ Dollars ($__________________) to I Matter Too® Corporation, located at PO Box 18964, Tampa, Florida 33679 , or its successors-in-interest, to be used for general purposes.
b. GENERAL TESTAMENTARY GIFT: PERCENTAGE OF RESIDUE OF ESTATE: I hereby give and bequeath ________ percent (_____%) of the rest and residue of my estate to I Matter Too®, located at PO Box 18964, Tampa, Florida 33679 , or its successors-in-interest, to be used for general purposes.
GIFTS FROM A TRUST
The following language is an example of wording that may be used in the event I Matter Too® is named as a contingent beneficiary of a trust estate. Please keep in mind that such gifts may also be restricted and may be of either a specific dollar amount or a percentage of the trust estate.
[Insert contingency (e.g., Upon the death of my spouse)], the Trustee shall distribute ________________ Dollars ($__________________) to I Matter Too Corporation, located at PO Box 18964, Tampa, Florida 33679 , or its successors-in-interest, free and clear of trust, to be used for general purposes.
I Matter Too® may be named as the beneficiary of an asset that passes outside the terms of a will or a trust (e.g. life insurance, IRA, 401(k)). In order to clarify the intention of the donor, the contractual instrument governing the asset should set forth the following as the official recipient of the gift:
I Matter Too® Corporation, located at PO Box 18964, Tampa, Florida 33679, or its successors-in-interest.
Below please find some general information that may be beneficial to you in finalizing your estate plan.
Legal Name: I Matter Too®
- 501(c)(3) organization, classified as a public charity, exempt from federal income tax
- A Florida non-profit corporation
I Matter Too Corporation
Attention: Director of Development
PO Box 18964
Tampa, Florida 33679
I Matter Too® Corporation is registered in the state of Florida as a nonprofit corporation. I Matter Too®Corporation is a public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.