Planned Giving

Heritage Club

What is The Heritage Club?
The Heritage Club is an association of friends who seek to ensure that the future needs of our nation’s youth are met by including Boys & Girls Clubs in their estate plan. This planning might include a will, a charitable gift annuity, a trust or an insurance policy. 

What are the Benefits of Membership in The Heritage Club?
When you join The Heritage Club, we will thank you by providing you with:

  • A publication on tax and estate planning.
  • A lapel pin that indicates your leadership in the mission to guarantee a strong and stable future for our nation’s youth.
  • National recognition in The Heritage Club Annual Report.

How Can I Become a Member of The Heritage Club?

Joining The Heritage Club is easy. Simply communicate your intention to a Club professional. For more information, you may request that a planned giving representative contact you to discuss your specific estate planning needs and opportunities.

A Foundation for the Future

Your support through a planned gift ensures that future generations will have the opportunity to live successful and productive lives in a safe, positive and caring environment.

Endowment Funds: Establishing a Legacy

The Club’s endowment funds are permanent charitable fund from which the Club draws income every year. The endowment funds provide operational flexibility and stability, allowing the Club to focus on emerging needs. 

Generally, unrestricted gifts to our endowment are added to the general endowment fund. Larger gifts may be restricted by agreement between the donor and the Club for specific, ongoing use, such as one of our core program areas, building maintenance or scholarships, and may be named to honor the donor, his or her family, or another worthy honoree. Boys & Girls Club of South Alabama partners with the Community Foundation of South Alabama to administer the endowment funds.

Currently, the Boys & Girls Club of South Alabama has two established endowment funds in which donors are able to invest funds.

Emily Staples Hearin Scholarship Fund

Provide support for Club members needing assistance with post high school education.

Kresge & B.R. Wilson General Fund

Support operations and capital expenditures.