American Baptist Foundation was established in 1985 to provide estate planning and planned giving services and resources for the support of our American Baptist partners in ministry.

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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For Advisors
We have a complete tax update service for CPAs, attorneys, CLUs, CFPs, ChFCs, trust officers and other professional friends. The GiftLaw services are made available to all advisors as a free service.
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Personal Planner
IRA and 401(k) Designated Beneficiary Options
Each year, IRA and 401(k)s are subject to required minimum distributions (RMDs). Because the distributions start at just under 4% at age 71 and then slowly increase, many IRA and 401(k) plans will...
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Savvy Living
How Much Does a Funeral Cost?
How much does an average funeral and body burial cost? I need to make funeral arrangements for my aunt, who's terminally ill. I would like to have a cost idea going in so I can plan and budget...
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Planned Gifts Calculator
View a presentation that shows the benefits of a planned gift. Discover new ways to meet your goals through Charitable Giving.
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Washington News
October 17 Income Tax Return Deadline
In IR-2016-130 the Service published reminders for 13 million taxpayers who filed for a six month extension. Most tax returns on extension are due on October 17, 2016. There are several exceptions....
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