Donors often find legacy gifts enable them to use assets that might otherwise be lost to estate, income or capital gains tax.
Whether it's as straight-forward as including the SAE Foundation in your estate or more involved such as making a gift that pays you income for life, legacy gifts allow donors to take care of their families while leaving a legacy for a cause you believe in.
It’s never too early to consider making a planned gift. Make provisions now for the future and rest easy knowing that your wishes are known and will be honored.
Making a planned gift to the SAE Foundation automatically enrolls you in the Siegel Society for Legacy Giving which provides recognition to you now for a gift planned for the future (or you can remain anonymous).
Whatever gift you may choose, a legacy gift to the SAE Foundation is a lasting memorial to your values and interests.
Plan Your Gift
The SAE Foundation established the Siegel Society for Legacy Giving to recognize our special benefactors who support the Foundation's mission by making provisions for planned gifts such as bequests, charitable gift annuities and trusts.
"Take a little, leave a little and we'll all have some."
That was the hand-printed request on the inside of into the pantry door of a cabin Arnold and Stephanie Siegel stumbled upon out hiking one day as a young couple. That message struck a chord with Arne and Steffi and became the cornerstone of their personal approach towards philanthropy.
Arne and Steffi have an unwavering commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and are passionate advocates of the SAE foundation's mission, providing leadership and inspiring others to give. The Siegel Society provides a way for you to leave a legacy and help provide a brighter future by including the SAE Foundation in your estate plans.
We invite you to join Arne and Steffi in furthering the education of young people and introducing them to the opportunities that exist in the world of science, technology, engineering and math.
To join the Siegel Society, the SAE Foundation requests documentation that you have included the SAE Foundation in your estate plans:
Your membership in the Siegel Society reflects your deep, personal commitment to helping provide for future generations and your belief in the critical importance of high-quality science, technology and math education.
When you join the Siegel Society, you will receive a welcome letter from the Foundation Board of Trustees Chair and the SAE President. With your permission, we will also recognize your generosity with:
As a Siegel Society member, you will also receive timely information and tips regarding gift and estate planning from the SAE Foundation.
For more information, please contact: