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Unlocking Potential: How Your IRA Can Drive Impact with the IEEE Foundation

Almost 50 years ago, the United States Congress passed the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). This federal law “set minimum standards for most voluntarily established retirement and health plans.”…

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Understanding Bequests: A Simple Path to Lasting Impact

Bequests stand as a cornerstone in the world of planned giving, offering a straightforward and impactful way to support causes close to our hearts. One of the easiest ways to…

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Embracing Change and Leaving a Legacy: The Great Wealth Transfer

You have no doubt heard the axiom about life’s certainties, with birth, death and taxes on the short list. The greatest wealth transfer in history is now underway and where…

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Inspired by the Goldsmiths: Leaving A Legacy

While every donor to the IEEE Goldsmith Legacy League is unique, one word and one common thread ties them together. Legacy. But what, exactly, does that mean to each of…

A Wealth Of Good Navigating Donor Advised Fund Giving

A Wealth of Good: Navigating Donor Advised Fund Giving

Originally established in 1931 by the New York Community Trust and supported by John D. Rockefeller, the concept of the Donor Advised Fund (or DAF) has recently taken the nonprofit…

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The 2023 Giving Guide: Impact and Philanthropy

Have you ever pondered how IEEE makes such a large impact? The main reasons are the generosity of individuals, IEEE Members and Friends and their donations to the IEEE Foundation.…

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Reflecting on 50 Years of Planned Giving Impact: A History of Being Forever Generous

Since its founding, the IEEE Foundation has been the proud beneficiary of many planned and estate gifts, which have played a central role in our ability to unleash exciting, thoughtful,…

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Estate Planning Even Includes Your Pets

Dear Pet Parents,  All the pets I know have a special relationship with their human(s), like I am fortunate to have with John and Jo-Ann McDonald. We are best friends.…

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Giving through the IEEE Membership Renewal

Making a gift during your IEEE Membership Renewal is one of the most convenient ways to support the IEEE Foundation while ensuring IEEE remains your professional home. With your support,…

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IEEE Heritage Circle – Celebrating & Highlighting the Diversity of Our History & Donors

The IEEE Foundation highlights our honored philanthropists recognized in the IEEE Heritage Circle.  Their loyalty and charitable efforts make a positive impact and transform lives worldwide. The IEEE Heritage Circle,…