One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to include KQED in your estate plans is through life insurance. For example, you might make us the beneficiary or alternative beneficiary of a policy that is no longer needed for family security. You may also be entitled to a charitable deduction for the approximate cash value if you also transfer ownership in the policy to KQED.
How: Simply ask the insurance company for the forms necessary to change the beneficiary or to transfer ownership in the policy to our name. Use KQED's legal name "KQED Inc.," and Taxpayer ID No. 94-1241309, if needed. Keep in mind that KQED can be the beneficiary of just part of a policy (50%, for example), and that gifts from group life or term policies are also possible.
Please let us know your plans
By informing KQED of your Legacy Gift, you help us ensure that your intentions are fulfilled and give us the chance to thank you for your generosity. To notify us of your plans, please complete our request for information form or contact us.
To reach the KQED Gift Planning Department, complete a request for information form or contact us.
A Word About Beneficiary Forms - Further considerations once you are ready to complete your forms
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