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BCE Endowment Legacy Society

The Legacy Society honors donors who make provisions in their estate plans to support Burlingame's Public TK-8th schools through Burlingame Community for Education Foundation (BCE) Endowment Fund and its mission to provide an enriched and inspiring education for all Burlingame students.

Joining the Legacy Society is easy - once you have included BCE as part of your estate plan, fill out the enrollment form here or at the bottom of this page. You do not need to disclose the size of your gift.

Benefits of Planned Giving

Tax Advantages

Likely reduce estate and capital gains taxes as well as provide income tax deductions

Support our Community’s Youngest Members

Your gift goes directly to the BCE Endowment Fund to enhance the quality of education provided by the Burlingame School District.

Builds Your Personal Legacy

Your philanthropic gift reflects your commitment to public education and our Burlingame community.

Community Building

You will be recognized annually as a Legacy Society member and will be invited to BCE Endowment events.

Ways to Give

Bequest

Specify in your will or living trust a dollar amount, percentage, asset, or share of the residual amount.

Life Insurance

Name BCE as whole or partial beneficiary of your policy.  Name BCE as owner of the policy for a current income tax deduction.

Life Income Gifts

Create a Charitable Gift Annuity or Charitable Remainder Trust to receive an immediate income tax deduction on a portion of the gift as well as income for life or a term of years.

Charitable Lead Trust

Create a trust that makes payments to BCE for a term of years.  The remainder goes to your designated beneficiaries.

Retirement Plans

Name BCE as whole or partial beneficiary of your plan or make a current gift of up to $100,000 annually from an IRA rollover transfer.

Real Estate

Donate your home, vacation home, undeveloped property or commercial building.

For more information, please reach out to legacygiving@bcefoundation.org or call 650-766-8969.

The information provided above is not intended as legal, financial, or tax advice.  

Please consult your own advisor for individual estate planning.

We'd love to connect.

If you’d like to speak to us or meet about your gift to the BCE Endowment Fund, please contact us at endowment@bcefoundation.org or (650) 766-8969.

Endowment Council Trustees

Meredith Dunn

Jen Faber

Marni Fligel

Ray Kruck

Sari McConnell

Matt Potter

Peter Stevenson

Cyndi Wright

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