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Planned Giving with your Clients

Plan now to create a legacy that is a reflection of your life and the community values that are important to you.

Barbara Pearce
Barbara Pearce's legacy gift helps people reach new heights through art and culture organizations.

Each legacy gift tells the story of a special person and their hope for future generations. These meaningful gifts of all sizes make an enormous impact on individuals, families and neighbourhoods in our city year after year.

Since The Foundation was established in 1921, hundreds of people from all walks of life have created meaningful legacies through The Foundation. We will work with you to ensure your gift reflects your intentions and fulfills your commitment to the future.

Create Your Legacy

It's easy to include The Winnipeg Foundation in your estate plan through:

Gifts in a Will Will wording [PDF]
Retirement Assets Gifts of Retirement Funds [PDF]
Life Insurance Giving Life Insurance [PDF]
Charitable Remainder Trusts Charitable Remainder Trusts [PDF]
Residual Interest Gifts Please contact us at 204.944.9474 or email
Appreciated Securities Advantages of Donating Publicly Listed Securities [PDF]

For more details on how to make a planned gift, refer to our Gift Acceptance Policy [PDF]

*Please note: We encourage you to talk with your professional advisor. The Winnipeg Foundation does not provide tax or legal advice.

Why Create Your Legacy With Us?


When you include The Winnipeg Foundation in your estate plan you can decide how the gift will help our community. If that changes during your lifetime, it is simple for us to accommodate with no need to update you Will.


Our knowledgeable staff and resources can help you shape your planned gift and keep you informed of legal changes.

If you plan to include The Foundation in your Will, or have already done so, we want to thank you for your wonderful vision and generosity. We hope you will let us know and join our Legacy Circle and attend our annual appreciation event.

We understand that some individuals may not wish to be recognized. If you prefer, you may join as an anonymous member. To learn more or join, download our Legacy Circle Information [PDF].

For Your Executor

An Executor has many important responsibilities and duties. With your planned gift with us, your executor can be confident your charitable wishes will be fulfilled.

We can help you plan your gift!

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Generosity in action

Charles Tax’s legacy gift aims to leave no one behind.

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Incredible impact

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