Life Income Gifts

Charitable Remainder Trusts

A charitable remainder trust is a way to make a gift that allows you to retain income from your property for life or for another period of time that you specify. Your funds are held separately and invested for payment of a fixed or variable income to you and/or someone else you name. Such payments may be a welcome supplement to your retirement plan. When the trust ends (either at the death of the income recipient or at the end of the period you specified), the remaining assets will be used to support PBS’s essential programs and services. A tax deduction is allowed at the time you create your trust. Please note that the size of the deduction depends on beneficiary age(s), payment percentage, and other factors.


Charitable Gift Annuities

A charitable gift annuity is a simple contract between you and the PBS Foundation. In exchange for a contribution of cash, stock, real estate or other property, the PBS Foundation will pay you and, if desired, a loved one fixed payments for life. The amount of the payments will depend on the amount of your contribution, the number of beneficiaries, and the age of the beneficiaries. When you no longer need the payments, the remainder will be used to fund PBS’s mission.

To learn more about charitable gift annuities or start the application process, please complete the Charitable Gift Annuity Inquiry Form. We will provide you with an illustration and an explanation of the process. For more immediate assistance, please contact Director of Gift Planning Steph Curry at or 703-739-8632.


Interested in how a charitable gift annuity would work for you?

Fill out an inquiry form and the PBS Foundation will provide you with an illustration of your potential gift annuity.

Charitable Gift Annuity Inquiry Form