Members of the Heritage Society have expressed their commitment to Alzheimer's Disease Research, Macular Degeneration Research, and/or National Glaucoma Research, programs of BrightFocus Foundation, through a very special and important form of financial support.
These donors have named Alzheimer's Disease Research, Macular Degeneration Research, and/or National Glaucoma Research as the beneficiary of a planned gift. Such gifts might include a bequest, appreciated securities, gifts of retirement accounts, gifts of life insurance and/or charitable income gifts, such as charitable gift annuities, and charitable remainder trusts.
Your membership allows us to thank you and recognize you for the plans you have made, and it may inspire generosity in others.
As a Heritage Society member, your name will be listed in the honor roll book maintained in the lobby of our building, research newsletters and research grant announcements. You will also receive invitations to special events. You may also remain anonymous.
The most important benefit you will receive from joining the Heritage Society is the satisfaction derived from making a lasting contribution to our long-term success.
*BrightFocus programs are Alzheimer's Disease Research, Macular Degeneration Research, and National Glaucoma Research.
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change. References to estate and income taxes include federal taxes only. State income/estate taxes or state law may impact your results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.