The Legacy Society

The Legacy Society acknowledges individuals who have demonstrated commitment to their community by including the Community Foundation in their estate planning.

There are several ways to join The Legacy Society through "planned giving," including bequests, IRA designations, charitable trusts, charitable gift annuities, and gifts of life insurance. Donors can positively impact their favorite charities and often enjoy significant tax and financial benefits.

To become a member, complete and return the Legacy Society Membership Form.

Charter members of the Legacy Society:


Richard Conn*

Don and Delores Galbreath

Kenneth and Phyllis Gardner

Joe and Cynthia Garnett

K. Stuart Gast*

Rachel Thompson Gast*

Agnes Hartman*

Emil Smolek


Contact the Community Foundation office to explore the benefits of planned giving. There is no minimum gift requirement and donors may choose to remain anonymous. If you have included the Community Foundation in your estate plans, please let us know!

planned giving video

Watch the Community Foundation's Planner Giving video below.