American Baptist Foundation was established in 1985 to provide estate planning and planned giving services and resources for the support of our American Baptist partners in ministry.

Donor Stories
Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others. Explore the many benefits of charitable gift planning.
Read More >
For Advisors
We have a complete tax update service for CPAs, attorneys, CLUs, CFPs, ChFCs, trust officers and other professional friends. The GiftLaw services are made available to all advisors as a free service.
Read More >
Personal Planner
Do You Have a Difficult Family?
A businessman with a $2.5 billion estate passed away in 1976. He was single and many individuals, mostly unrelated to him, filed more than 40 wills with the probate court. Not surprisingly, the...
Read More >
Savvy Living
Social Security Advice for Soon-To-Be Retirees
Can you recommend any services that help pre-retirees decide when to start drawing their Social Security benefits? My wife and I are approaching retirement age and want to carefully weigh our options...
Read More >
Planned Gifts Calculator
View a presentation that shows the benefits of a planned gift. Discover new ways to meet your goals through Charitable Giving.
View Presentation >
Washington News
IRS Supports Simplified Tax Code
On June 21 IRS Commissioner John Koskinen spoke at the IRS Tax Policy Center Joint Research Conference in Washington. He explained that as IRS Commissioner, he is regularly asked his opinion about tax...
Read More >
scriptsknown