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WaterStone is committed to providing a diverse range of options for Christian, family giving.

Explore the creative solution that best satisfies your estate, income, tax and charitable objectives.

Giving Fund

The Giving Fund has all of the benefits of a private family foundation and more. It is a flexible gifting solution through which you may devote a portion of your wealth for the support of special ministries and nonprofits, receive an immediate tax deduction, and make grants at a later date...more

Impact Funds

Impact Funds through WaterStone are designed to accomplish short and long-term family giving objectives. By affiliating with the purposes of WaterStone, an Impact Fund blends the flexibility of a public foundation with the unique charitable direction associated with private foundations. Impact Funds are an excellent alternative for stewards of family wealth, nonprofit organizations, and businesses who have significant assets...more

Charitable Pooled Trust

A Charitable Trust may be an important solution in your planning – a way for you to make an irrevocable gift to charity while retaining a personal interest in the gift...more

Charitable Trust Services

A Charitable Trust may be an important solution in your planning – a way for you to make an irrevocable gift to charity while retaining a personal interest in the gift...more

Charitable Gift Annuity

A Charitable Gift Annuity (CGA) at WaterStone is a good way for you to make a gift of cash or securities in exchange for fixed payments for life, with the remaining value benefiting the mission of your recommended favorite charity after your death...more

Ministry Program Fund

A Ministry Program Fund (MPF), established at WaterStone, is a solution for those God has called to personal ministry and service in the community. WaterStone verifies federal and state compliance for charitable work while providing administrative, investment and accounting services...more

Charity Advised Fund

Just as individual givers look to WaterStone to provide effective administrative operations, so do charity development and gift planning officers at other nonprofit organizations look to WaterStone for their back office services. A Charity Advised Fund supports the mission and purposes of the charity. Our services include the Charitable Gift Annuity program, third-party trustee services for charitable trusts, an endowment program and the Giving Fund option...more

Private Foundation

The term “private foundation” is an oxymoron; private foundations are not private at all. The Richardsons discovered this along with several other struggles with their foundation some time ago. Your story may look similar to the Richardsons...more

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