Planned Giving

Philanthropic and Dream Makers Legacy Societies

Planned giving is a meaningful way that individuals can advance programs of the hospital for the benefit of children. Careful planning and consideration is given to all such gifts in consultation with donors, their families, legal or wealth advisors to ensure that donor’s wishes are met. Naming opportunities and recognition are available. For information on estates and trusts, beneficiary designations and financial accounts and insurance, wills and real estate, please contact Alan Anderson, Director of Development by phone 916-453-2321.


Be a part of the next generation in medical discovery. With a variety of deferred gift options, you can provide sustained support for advancing research and patient care at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California — while tailoring a program to fit your specific tax and estate planning needs.

Gifts of Stock or Electronic Cash Transfers are coordinated with the Development Office in partnership with individuals and their financial institutions. For additional information and instructions, please contact 916-453-2321.

Please explore some of these options below:

Bequests: Maintain full control of your resources during your lifetime and reduce your taxable estate by remembering Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California in your will or living trust.

Charitable Gift Annuities:Provide a lifetime income to you and/or a loved one and earn a current income tax deduction with a gift of cash or property to Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California.

Gift of Life Insurance: Earn an immediate income tax deduction and a possible premium deduction by designating Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Gifts of Real Estate: Transfer the burden of managing a property and the expense of taxes by giving a gift of real estate to Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California.

Gifts of Retirement Plans: By naming Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California as the beneficiary of your retirement account, such as a 401(k) or IRA, you can avoid passing on heavy income and estate taxes to your heirs.

Endowments and Named Gifts: Special giving opportunities underscore your strong personal commitment to creating a world-class medical center.

Naming Opportunities: Named gifts are a meaningful and lasting way to support Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California. By lending your name, or the name of another individual, group, or family to buildings, facilities, and equipment you are helping to ensure the long term growth of our academic, research, and clinical care programs. Please contact us to discuss available opportunities that are closely aligned with your interests.



Make an Appointment

Please call our Referral Center to schedule an appointment, call (916) 453-2191 or via email at A Referral Coordinator will partner with you to gather the necessary information to allow our physician leadership to evaluate the best path for your child.
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