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
How to Fund Your Living Trust
A revocable living trust is one of the principal estate planning methods. While everyone should have a will, there are many benefits of a revocable living trust. For individuals who have moderate or...
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Savvy Living
Have You Checked Your Social Security Statement for Errors?
I have heard that Social Security sometimes makes mistakes on our earnings records, which can reduce our monthly retirement benefits. How can I make sure this doesn't happen to me? Mistakes in the...
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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
Required IRA Distributions by December 31
In IR-2018-248, the Service reminded retirees born before July 1, 1948 that most IRA owners will take an IRA required minimum distribution (RMD) by December 31, 2018. Generally, traditional IRA,...
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