Lutheran Planned Giving - Wisconsin

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The ELCA Foundation, through
Lutheran Planned Giving
provide the following:
Gift planning services
for individuals

We can help you navigate your options to create a gift plan that benefits the ministries that mean the most to you, while maximizing your financial and estate-planning goals. Options include:

  • Gifts made through wills, trusts or estates

  • Charitable gift annuities

  • Donor-advised funds

  • Named endowment funds

  • Gifts of cash, securities and real estate

  • Qualified charitable distributions from
    your IRA

  • And more


Gift planning services
for congregations

We offer expertise and guidance for congregations exploring their options for endowment investing and planning for the future. We offer:

  • Endowment fund planning and guidance

  • Gift planning education, through seminars on wills, estate plans and charitable gift planning

  • Investment options for endowments, including the ELCA Endowment Fund Pooled Trust

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2301 South Avenue

La Crosse, WI 54601


Phone 608-788-5000


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