Holy Grail KT
Ann Rutledge OES
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The principal reason to support The Lakewood Masonic Foundation is your
commitment to the historic preservation of the Lakewood Masonic Temple, to charitable works and/or to
education. Your gift to the Foundation will support these worthy purposes while providing you with deductions
from your federal income tax and/or federal estate tax to the extent permitted by law.
How to Donate
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||Gifts may be in the form of cash, securities or
property. Gifts of appreciated securities and/or charitable gift annuities can be especially beneficial to
the donor. In matters such as these, you are best advised to discuss your intentions with an attorney and/or
Donation Transmittal Form
||Holders of traditional (not Roth) IRAs must begin taking required
minimum distributions (RMDs) in the year they turn age 70-1/2. Distributions made directly from an IRA
to a qualified charity such as The Lakewood Masonic Foundation can count toward your required minimum
distribution, subject to a collective limit of $100,000 per year. Such distributions do not incur either
federal income or estate taxes but also do not count as itemized deductions for tax purposes.
||Donations can be made after death by naming The Lakewood Masonic
Foundation as a beneficiary in your will, life insurance policy, IRA, TOD (Transfer on Death) account or
the like, either as a fixed amount or a percentage. A will can be amended by codicils without having to be
rewritten in its entirely. In matters such as these, you are best advised to discuss your intentions with
an attorney and/or tax accountant.
The Lakewood Masonic Foundation maintains a joint donor recognition policy
with The Lakewood Masonic Temple Company. Each year a consolidated list of donors is compiled based on cumulative
lifetime gifts to the Foundation, the LMT Endowment Fund and the LMT Operating Fund. Note that gifts to the LMT
Endowment and Operating Funds are NOT deductible for federal tax purposes.
Lifetime Giving Societies
||$10,000 or more
||Up to $99
The Lakewood Masonic Foundation
15300 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107-3888