Without charitable planned gifts, a non-profit’s sustainability is unsure in coming years. Your planned gift can make a difference.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I begin?

Making a bequest in your will or estate plans can be quite easy, however it is best to consult a legal and/or financial advisor when making this decision.

Are bequests always given in the form of money?

Bequests can come in the form of money, property, an investment or a percentage of an estate. An estate is simply a word used to describe any property, money or personal belongings that you may have at the time of your death.

How large does a bequest have to be?

Any size gift is important and will make a difference in the lives that follow.

Do I tell LADD I have left a gift?

This is up to you. Charities often like to know in advance so they can recognize your generosity and accommodate your wishes.

Where can I get assistance in making this decision?

You can seek professional assistance by contacting the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council at 513.554.3071.

What if I am ready to include LADD in my estate plans?

Contact Molly Lyons at 513-487-3938 or email at