Help Support the Foundation

A Gift for the Generations

The Shepherd of the Lake Foundation is here to help you create your legacy and ensure the continuation of God's work through Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church. When you contribute to the Foundation, your donation will not be spent, but will be added to the principal balance of the Foundation. The investment earnings will then be used to further the ministry of Shepherd of the Lake for years to come.

Getting Started on Your Gift Plan

Gift planning is preparation of a plan that considers your blessings, your needs, the needs of your loved ones, and your interest in supporting ministry, now and in the future. Gift planning empowers you to make decisions that have a larger impact than ever imagined possible. Whether you have much to give or a small amount to share, you can benefit from a gift plan.

Ways to Support Shepherd of the Lake Foundation

Retirement Plans

Benefits of gifting from retirement plans

  • One of the easiest ways to give
  • Doesn't require any changes to a will or trust

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Life Insurance

Benefits of gifting from life insurance

  • Ability to make a meaningful gift
  • A current charitable tax deduction
  • Not subject to estate taxes

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The examples included on this website are for illustrative and educational purposes only and should not be considered tax or legal advice. Please consult with your tax or legal professional about proceeding with your gift plan. The Shepherd of the Lake Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. Our EIN number is 41-1638874.