Advisors

We provide professional advisors with options and information for their clients who are interested in giving to their local church or other United Methodist institutions. In addition to these valuable resources, the Foundation:

  • Serves as Trustee of permanent endowment funds benefiting any United Methodist church, institution or other ministry.
  • Provides brochures on planned giving options.
  • Serves as Trustee of life-income gift arrangements and revocable trusts.
  • Issues gift annuities.
  • Serves as executor of estates.
  • Provides advice on giving methods and alternatives.
  • Helps provide clients with clear and understandable gift illustrations.
United Methodist Attorney Conference

Each year, UMFA sponsors an event for attorneys throughout the conference to update them on current legal issues that could impact their clients or local churches. Participating attorneys receive CLE credits. Contact Janet Marshall at jmarshall@umfa.org to learn more.

GiftLaw

We offer GiftLaw, a complete tax-update service for CPAs, attorneys, CLUs, CFPs, ChFCs, trust officers and other professional friends.

Wednesday August 16, 2017

Charitable Tax Reference
GiftLaw Pro
GiftLaw Pro is a complete charitable giving and tax information service inside the GiftLaw website...
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Deduction Calculator
Deduction Calculator
The GiftLaw Calculator is a planned gifts calculator for professionals that follows the IRS format. Click here to access and run charitable deduction calculations for your favorite gift plan...
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Sen. Hatch and Rep. Neal Discuss Tax Reform
Washington News
While millions of Americans are on holiday during August, tax committees in Washington are busy drafting a tax reform bill. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) was interviewed by...
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Case of the Week
Stacy Powers, is 40 years old and has led an interesting life. She was the only child of a successful couple. After both started careers, they decided to have a child. During the middle years of...
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Private Letter Ruling
Charity is a tax-exempt nonprofit corporation under Sec. 501(c)(3) and is a public charity under Sec. 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi). Charity promotes individual mental, moral, intellectual, artistic...
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Article of the Month
The idea of asking donors to make a "blended gift" is an emerging trend in the world of philanthropy. A blended gift is the combination of a current gift, or a commitment to make a series of current...
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