Downloadable Planned Giving Brochures

The planned giving materials shown below are available for electronic download. We would be happy to discuss possible options with you for making a contribution to the Association, or your favorite division, round table or program. Before making an estate gift, we always recommend seeking independent professional legal, accounting or investment counsel.

Planned Giving Toolkit/ALA Legacy Society

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Find out more about planned giving opportunities to ALA, its divisions, round tables, scholarships or programs, and read the stories of some of our current Legacy Society members.

1876 Club Tool-Kit

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Download 1876 Club PDF

Under 50 and interested in making ALA a beneficiary of a planned gift? Read more about the 1876 Club here. 


Heard you need a will? Here is why.

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Regardless of your philanthropic interests, creating a will is an important element of any sound financial plan. Find out more in this free brochure.


Estate Planning for Women

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While it’s important for anyone to consider a will, there are potential considerations unique to women. Download this free brochure to find out more.