Planned Giving

Charitable planned gifts offer a tremendous opportunity for you to provide valuable financial support to Down Syndrome Indiana (DSI) while receiving a benefit in return. Whether you may derive a charitable tax deduction, a return of income, or the security of planning for your future, you may also create a gift plan that establishes your legacy with Down Syndrome Indiana and individuals with Down syndrome throughout the state of Indiana. Please contact Lisa Wells, Executive Director, to see how DSI may assist in developing gift plans that meet your needs and interests. Lisa may be reached at (317) 925-7617, or lisa@dsindiana.org. Thank you for your consideration. We hope you decide to develop a meaningful and everlasting relationship with Down Syndrome Indiana.

Planned gifts can be made in many ways including bequests by will, gift of life insurance, charitable trusts, gift annuities, and gifts of appreciated assets such as real estate, securities, etc.

To those friends who wish to help assure the continuation and growth of the DSI by mentioning the DSI in your will, the following general form is suggested: 

“I give, devise, and bequeath unto the Down Syndrome Indiana (DSI), an Indiana nonprofit organization, located at 708 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, the sum of $________ .”

or 

“I give, devise, and bequeath unto the Down Syndrome Indiana (DSI), an Indiana nonprofit organization, located at 708 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, ______ percent of my net estate.”  

or

“I give, devise, and bequeath unto the Down Syndrome Indiana (DSI), an Indiana nonprofit organization, located at 708 E Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, the following stocks or bonds:  ______________ to be used for the DSI mission.”

Thank you. For additional information please contact us at (317) 925- 7617 or email Lisa Wells, Executive Director at: lisa@dsindiana.org