Join the Parks Foundation Heritage Circle

As a member of the Heritage Circle you help ensure the future of our parks, trails, and recreational programs. To become a member simply include the Parks Foundation of Clark County as a beneficiary in your estate plans and then let us know. Send a quick email including the following information:

Yes, my legacy includes a gift to the Parks Foundation of Clark County.
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Estate Planning

Most people may not believe they have an estate or may underestimate the value of what they own. However, if you own anything at all, you have an estate. This includes cash, real estate, all personal property, investments, retirement plan assets, life insurance and other forms of assets. A well-drafted will allows you to ensure the assets you have accumulated over your lifetime are distributed according to your wishes. Remembering the Parks Foundation in your will or trust ensures a future for our parks, trails, and recreational programs.

Bequests

You can name the Parks Foundation of Clark County as a beneficiary of a set amount of money, a specific asset (e.g. 100 shares of stock), or a percentage of your estate. A legacy to the Parks Foundation of Clark County may take different forms, including:

  • An outright bequest of cash, securities
  • A beneficiary designation of a life insurance policy, a bank account, a retirement account
  • A beneficiary of a living trust, or a testamentary trust
  • An individual may designate a bequest be used as the Parks Foundation determines is best at that time, or to support a specific program. The following is a suggested form for such a bequest…

I give and bequeath to the Parks Foundation of Clark County, a not-for-profit corporation, with its principal offices located in Vancouver, WA the sum of $____, to be used for the accomplishment of its general purposes (or for a specific purpose, as indicated).

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