Give the gift of a lifetime - Join the GVCF Legacy Program.

Build a Legacy

GVCF is here to help you establish a fund to honor something you cherish in or about Golden Valley!

Include GVCF in your Estate Plan

Have you included GVCF in your estate plans? If so, we would love to know. Please tell us!

Planned Giving Update: Law changes allowing special tax-free charitable gifts from IRAs have been enacted. Cash, stocks, future income designations are possible.


Sample Wording for wills 

Want to make GVCF a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement account plan or life insurance policy?

Sample bequest language for an unrestricted gift: 


I give _____[the sum, percentage, or description of property] to Golden Valley Community Foundation, Golden Valley, Minnesota, to be used for its general tax-exempt purposes, but without other restriction as to use.

Sample bequest language for a restricted gift: 


I give _____[the sum, percentage, or description of property] to Golden Valley Community Foundation, Golden Valley Minnesota, to be [used to support _____________] [ to be added to the _____________endowment fund].

Contact us, your estate planner or attorney for instructions on making GVCF a beneficiary of your retirement account or life insurance policy. 


Golden Valley Community Foundation’s Federal Tax ID number is 76-0734171.