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What is Charitable Planned Giving?

Planned Giving refers to a process of making a charitable gift of your assets to HSNT; a gift that requires consideration and planning in light of your overall estate plan. The gift can be made while you are alive or after you pass through a bequest.



A donor may include a provision in his or her will or living trust to make a specific bequest to the Humane Society of North Texas.


Charitable Trusts and Charitable Reminder Trusts

Under the right circumstances, this plan can increase income, reduce taxes and create a legacy for the shelter with tax planning and distribution provisions in your trust.  Please consult your tax or legal adviser to establish a trust.


Life Insurance

A donor may wish to name the Humane Society of North Texas as a beneficiary of an existing insurance policy or create further life insurance benefits to the donor and HSNT by working with your insurance provider.


Retirement Plans

A donor may name HSNT as a beneficiary of a 401K retirement plan or IRA with simple changes to his/her beneficiary designation.


Real Estate

Your gift of a vacation home, a primary residence, land or other real estate property will help HSNT's lifesaving efforts.

To Make a Gift

Always work with your attorney or financial planner to create the best possible legacy gift.

Official Language to Share with Your Attorney:


Humane Society of North Texas
Tax ID: 75-1245911
Incorporated in: Fort Worth, TX


Humane Society of North Texas

1840 E. Lancaster Ave.

Fort Worth, TX 76103

Be sure to specify that you’re giving a specific dollar amount OR % of your estate.
Here’s an example of how you could say it:


“I give __________ (dollar amount or % of my estate) to the Humane Society of North Texas (HSNT)., a not-for-profit organization, with its principal offices located at 1840 E. Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, Texas 76103.  Tax ID (EIN): 75-1245911.  This gift should be used for HSNT’s work at their Fort Worth, Texas location at 1840 E Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76103."

Making a Donation Through FreeWill

HSNT has partnered with FreeWill, an online completely free service for creating your will.
Please visit to learn more about how you can easily create important
documents to manage your estate plans, and each document is completely free of charge. You
can also make donations of stock or qualified charitable distributions (QCDs) from your IRA
accounts to HSNT. Your thoughtful planned gift can ensure that HSNT is able to help pets and

people save each other for years to come!


If you have questions, please email

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