Planned giving

Uncover the Transformative Impact of a Legacy Contribution.

Thank you for your interest in learning about the many benefits of making a planned gift. Please contact us if you need additional information or have questions about the benefits of a planned gift. We would be happy to assist and answer your questions.

Gift Options

Empower Benedictine's mission with thoughtful giving

Find out What to Give and learn about the best assets to make a planned gift. Learn about gifts of cash, securities, and property. Learn How to Give and discover gift options that provide tax and income benefits. Discover the best-planned gift to meet your goals.

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Donor Stories

Explore inspiring donor stories and the transformative impact of charitable gift planning.

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.

Estate Planning Guide

Begin your estate planning journey with our free guide, offering valuable insights to help secure your future and support your cherished causes.

Are you ready to plan your will or trust? We would like to send you our free Estate Planning Guide. This guide will provide you with helpful information to provide for your needs, your family’s future and your favorite causes

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Cornerstone Awards

Celebrating those whose steadfast loyalty has been a firm foundation for Benedictine

In the early 1960s, the Benedictine School was in its infancy but was also fortunate to have generous and influential friends – people who without, Benedictine would simply not be the place it is today. In order to recognize the impact those individuals have made through the years, the Foundation created the Cornerstone Award.

Recipients are selected for their extraordinary support of Benedictine, and to date only five have been chosen for this award: Joseph S. Keetly, The Charles and Katherine “Kitty” Knott family, Joseph W. and Katherine “Kitty” Holecheck, James and Joseph Colburn, and Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller.

The award inscription reads, “Like a steadfast cornerstone, your loyalty is a firm foundation and a powerful example for all who share your care and concern for children and adults with disabilities. We are forever grateful.

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Emerald Society

The Emerald Society is Benedictine’s legacy giving society, affectionately named in honor of Sister Jeannette Murray, whose dedication and love for the Benedictine School, as well as her enthusiasm for Ireland, continues with her legacy here.

For nearly 40 years, her passion and determination made a significant impact on the lives of students each day. Her “won’t take no for an answer” attitude helped the School become the nationally accredited state-of-the-art education center it is today.

For those who knew Sister Jeannette, it comes as no surprise that the name of Benedictine’s legacy giving society pays tribute to her beloved Ireland. Becoming an Emerald Society member ensures the future needs of the children and adults are met. Consider joining today!