Legacy Gifts

Leave Your Legacy of Faith to Build a Bridge Between Our Churches and Community

The Hope Southern Indiana, Inc. is a separate and independent 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization with the sole purpose of providing support for the various community programs and projects coordinated through Hope Southern Indiana, Inc. The mission of Hope Southern Indiana, Inc. is to partner with the faith-based community to best utilize the diverse resources of the whole community to provide a vast array of excellent services and opportunities, promote social justice and enhance community development.

The Hope Southern Indiana, Inc. is a vital part of our community. You can make a difference in the lives of Southern Indiana residents by becoming a contributor through the Hope Southern Indiana Foundation Fund, Hope Southern Indiana. Many people (approximately 75%) donate to charities while they are alive. However, most of these same individuals are not aware that their financial support can continue even after they are gone.

You can choose to Leave a Legacy of Faith by selecting one of the several methods mentioned here when planning your retirement or estate. In order to fully understand the many benefits of estate planning, we suggest you contact your financial advisor or attorney to explore your personal options. These professionals will help you create a win-win situation, both for your family and for Hope Southern Indiana, Inc.

If you have any questions pertaining to Hope Southern Indiana or its Foundation, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly at (812) 948-9248. Our Executive Director will be happy to assist you.

Reasons to Give

Just as there are several types of gifts one can contribute to the foundation, there are also many different personal reasons why you may choose to make such a contribution:

  • Support the Agency and its Programs
  • Tax Deduction
  • Increase Income
  • Reduce Capital Gains Tax
  • Fulfill Philanthropic Goals
  • Personal Satisfaction and Joy
  • Honorarium or Memorial
  • Preserve Wealth for Your Family
  • Estate/Retirement Planning
  • Minimize Estate Management Worries
  • Decrease Estate Taxes
  • Decrease Estate Cost
  • Disbursement of Estate
  • Conversion of Appreciated Assets into Income with Lower Capital Gains

And finally, in order that you may… LEAVE A LEGACY

Types of Gifts

  • Cash Donations
  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Bequests
  • Wills
  • Stocks, Mutual Funds, Securities
  • Real Estate
  • Savings Bonds
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Certificates of Deposit
  • Art, Jewelry, Stamps, Coins and Collectibles
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Charitable Remainder Unitrusts
  • Deferred Payment Gift Annuities
  • Vehicles, Boats, etc.

Donate Now!

If you would like to make a meaningful immediate gift directly to the Hope Southern Indiana Foundation Fund, Hope Southern Indiana, you may do so on-line.

Benefactor Gift Form

To complete a Benefactor Gift Pledge form which you can easily print and mail to us, download this PDF, fill out the form on your computer and print it out. No data is retained or stored. It is completely private and secure. We require that pledge forms be mailed to us with your verifiable signature in order to protect the pledge transaction. You can mail your completed form to us at:


Hope Southern Indiana, Inc. Brown-Starks Neighborhood Place 1200 Bono Road New Albany, Indiana 47150