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The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said:
“When a person dies, his/her acts come to an end, but three: sadaqah jariyah (recurring or ongoing charity), useful/beneficial knowledge, or a pious child who prays for the deceased.”
Sahaba Initiative Giving program provides community members with an opportunity to give Sadaqa Jariya to plan for an everlasting legacy by including Sahaba Initiative in their will.
Planned Gifts to the Sahaba Initiative are considered major gifts made in lifetime or at death as part of a doner’s overall financial and/or estate planning. These forms of gifts can include equity, life insurance, real estate, personal property, or cash.
The rewards for these gifts continue even beyond the giver’s lifespan on Earth. Up to 30% of your estate can be donated to charity according to Islamic guidelines.
Shape the future of the Inland Empire by designating Sahaba Initiative as a beneficiary in your will, retirement plan, or life insurance policy. This strategic move ensures your legacy lives on through our community-centered initiatives.
Tax-Free Gift with an IRA: If you're 70½ or older, consider a tax-free gift from your IRA to Sahaba Initiative. It's a savvy way to contribute to our cause, lower your taxable income, and leave a meaningful legacy.
Donating appreciated securities, including stock, is a cost-effective way to fund our initiatives. You receive tax benefits, avoid capital gains tax, and have the satisfaction of significantly impacting our community.
Include Sahaba Initiative in your will or living trust. It's a straightforward act of generosity that fuels our long-term goals and secures your legacy of social change.
By naming Sahaba Initiative as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy, you're creating a sizable future gift at a minimal cost now, thereby leaving a lasting impact on our community.
Establish a charitable gift annuity with Sahaba Initiative. It's a gift that gives back, providing you with fixed income for life and ensuring our mission thrives for years to come.
Planned Giving to Sahaba Initiative in your will or revocable trust asserts your confidence that we will continue to serve our mission of enriching the minds and spirits of future generations. A bequest is easy to arrange will not alter your current lifestyle in any way, and can be easily modified to address your changing needs.
If you or your attorney would like Sahaba Initiative to provide you with customized beneficiary language that is specific to your goal and interest, please contact us.
A residual bequest comes to us after your estate expenses and specific bequests are paid: I give, bequeath and devise all (or __ percent) of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate to The Sahaba Initiative , a corporation of the State of Illinois, located in Willowbrook, Illinois for the general and educational purposes of said Corporation.
Name Sahaba Initiative as a beneficiary of a specific amount from your estate: I give, bequeath, and devise to Sahaba Initiative, a corporation of the State of California, located in San Bernardino, California the sum of $_______ , (or _ percent of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate) to be used to support __________ (name of program or academic area.) In the event the need to support _ no longer exists, The Sahaba Initiative shall be and hereby are authorized to use this bequest for a purpose in keeping with the spirit of this gift in the best interest of said Corporation.
Please reach out to us if you would like more assistance with legacy & planned giving.
If you have already included Sahaba Initiative in your will or estate plan, let us know! We’d love to officially welcome you.