If you are a professional estate planning advisor, we'd like to thank you for recommending Guide Dogs for the Blind to your clients. We are ready to assist you in helping your client find the right gift plan to meet their needs.
We want to personally thank your clients and recognize their generosity, which is so important to our mission. By filling out the GDB Gift Notification Form, you'll give us a chance to show our appreciation.
Resources for Financial Planners:
- Sample bequest language for use in wills and trusts
- IRS tax exempt letter
- Trusteeship for Charitable Remainder Trusts (available on request)
What is the Federal tax identification number for Guide Dogs for the Blind?
The federal tax identification number is 94-1196195.
Can GDB serve as Trustee of a charitable trust?
Yes if the contribution of property to the trust is of appropriate value, usually a minimum of $100,000; and the trust provides for an irrevocable remainder interest to Guide Dogs of at least 50%.
Do you accept real estate?
Yes, GDB accepts gifts of real estate.