Use the gift calculator below to see an illustration of how different types of planned gifts, based on your unique situation, would benefit both you and the MFA.

Review the types of gifts in the accordion below and then click the “Calculate Your Gift” button to begin.

Types of Gifts

  • Charitable Gift Annuity: In exchange for your gift, the MFA pays a fixed sum each year to up to two individuals that you name, beginning immediately, for the lifetime of the income recipient(s).
  • Bequest: You receive an estate tax deduction in exchange for your gift at the time of your death.
  • Deferred Gift Annuity: In exchange for your gift, the MFA pays a fixed sum each year to up to two individuals that you name, to begin at a date of your choosing in order to obtain a higher rate of income.
  • Charitable Remainder Unitrust: Your unitrust pays a fixed percentage of its value, determined each year, to up to two individuals that you name for life or a term of years. The remaining assets then go to the MFA.
  • Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust: Your trust pays a fixed dollar amount each year to up to two individuals that you name for life or a term of years. The remaining assets then go to the MFA.
  • Retained Life Estate: You deed your home or farm to the MFA, but retain the right to live in it for the rest of your life, a term of years, or a combination of the two.
  • Charitable Lead Unitrust: Your unitrust pays a fixed percentage of its value, determined each year, to the MFA for a term of years or one or more lifetimes. The accumulated assets then go back to you or others you name.
  • Charitable Lead Annuity Trust: Your trust pays a fixed dollar amount each year to the MFA for a term of years or one or more lifetimes. The accumulated assets then go back to you or others you name.