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Frequently Asked Questions

Gifts to Establish a Fund at RSFF

Does the Foundation accept all kinds of planned gifts?

Can the Foundation be named a beneficiary of my IRA or other qualified retirement plan?

Does the Foundation handle charitable gift annuities?

Will the Foundation act as Trustee on a charitable reminder trust?

Investment Strategy

Does the Foundation have a pooled income fund?

How RSFF Funds Work

May I place my name or the name of a loved one on the fund that is created?

Can my planned gift remain anonymous and still fulfill my wishes?

Can I make a planned gift into a donor advised fund for the benefit of my heirs?

Philanthropy Best Practices

What does the Foundation recommend that I support?

What roles do my financial advisors play in my decision?

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100 Years

The Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, established in 1981, is part of a 100-year tradition of community foundations in the United States. We connect people and organizations to support philanthropy and address community needs together.

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