How You Can Help

Planned and Major Gifts

Leave a Legacy of Love

When you begin planning for your philanthropic legacy, you search for a cause that is dear to your heart, where you know you can truly make a difference and where your “ultimate gift” will be maintained and multiplied through sound management practices.

Shriners Children’s™ offers a remarkable philanthropic opportunity to provide hope and healing to children, now and in the future. There are many details to be considered with a charitable planned gift, so please consult your attorney and tax advisor before you decide if any method of giving is right for your situation.

To request additional information on planned giving, please click here.

Wills, Trusts and Bequests

A bequest is a method of donation that ensures the legacy of Shriners Children’s. It is made by designating Shriners Children’s ...

Charitable Remainder Trusts

The use of charitable remainder trusts (CRTs) is a popular way to make a generous charitable contribution, receive tax savings and generate income ...

Charitable Gift Annuity

A charitable gift annuity is an irrevocable contract between you and Shriners Children’s™. You transfer cash or other assets ...

Life Estate Agreements

A personal residence or farm may be given as a charitable gift, with the donor retaining the right to use the property for life.

Gifts of Life Insurance

Shriners Children’s can be designated as the irrevocable beneficiary and owner of an insurance policy.

Pooled Income Fund

Pooled income funds may offer an immediate charitable contribution deduction, the Fund does not pay capital gains tax on ...

Donor Advised Fund

Long-term support with immediate tax benefits

A donor advised fund (DAF) is set-up at a financial institution and gives you the opportunity to support the children we care for long-term while receiving the tax benefit immediately. Like a charitable savings account, you put money in your DAF and receive the tax benefit, potential growth is tax-free, and then you can recommend the amount of your choice to send to Shriners Children’s in the form of a grant.

If your donor advised fund is at Fidelity CharitableCharles Schwab Charitable or BNY Mellon, click below to use the DAF Direct tool to log into your account and make an immediate grant to Shriners Children’s. Note: clicking will take you outside

If your DAF account is at another institute that we also receive gifts through, like one of the many listed below, please log in to your account or speak to your financial advisor about making a DAF grant today.

  • American Endowment Foundation
  • AYCO Charitable
  • National Philanthropic Trust
  • Northern Trust
  • Raymond James Charitable
  • Renaissance Charitable
  • US Charitable Gift Trust
  • Vanguard Charitable
  • Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Your Community Foundation

100% of each DAF contribution helps transform the lives of children through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Because of you and your support, Shriners Children’s has cared for more than 1.5 million children since 1922.

If you have questions, please email our Donor Relations team at or call us at 844-739-0849.

Planned Giving Team

At Shriners Children’s, we’re fortunate to have the support of a loyal group of staff, volunteers, Shriners, and donors who care deeply about renewing hope and improving the lives of children.

As you consider your philanthropic legacy, there’s no better way to ensure that the children who need us continue to receive our support by making a planned gift.

For more information on supporting Shriners Children’s through a planned gift,
please contact the Planned and Major Gift office at 813-367-2241 or by email at

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