News Category: Planned Giving

Funding Approval May 2024

Jon C. Taenzer Bequest Continues Longtime Global Impact

Jon C. Taenzer was a renowned research engineer, senior scientist, electronics engineering inventor/patent holder, author, IEEE Life Senior Member and IEEE Goldsmith Legacy League member who passed in 2019.The IEEE…

Great Wealth Transfer

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…

Karen Galuchie

Ask the Expert: Karen Galuchie, Executive Director, IEEE Foundation

Welcome to “Ask the Planned Giving Expert,” a series where we bring clarity to planned giving with straightforward insights from experienced professionals. Our series is dedicated to providing easy-to-understand, practical…

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Unlock Your IEEE Legacy with the Foundation’s Goldsmith Legacy League

To “Unlock Your Legacy” means to discover, create, and leave behind a meaningful and lasting impact on the world; one that reflects your values, beliefs and contributions. It is about…

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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.…

Capitol

SECURE 2.0: Updates That May Impact You!

On 29 December 2022, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (HR 2617) into law, which included provisions affecting retirement savings plans intended to build upon the 2019 SECURE Act. This legislation builds on the original Secure Act and years of discussion aimed at strengthening the retirement system and an expansion of the rules for qualified charitable donations (QCDs). While the Secure 2.0 Act contains dozens of provisions, the highlights are different depending on where you are in your life cycle.

Geniuses At War

“Geniuses at War” by David Price Wins 2022 IEEE Middleton Prize

In Geniuses at War: Bletchley Park, Colossus, and the Dawn of the Digital Age, David A. Price draws upon recently declassified sources to tell the dramatic story of the brilliant…