Barnabas Foundation

Since 1976, Barnabas Foundation has helped thousands of generous Christians give more effectively to the ministries close to their hearts through tax-wise charitable gifts.

Giving Options

Planned gifts offer you smart and creative ways to increase your impact,
often while benefiting your family, too.

  • Gifts in a Will

    Gifts in a Will

    Model a legacy of generosity and support your favorite ministries well beyond your lifetime.

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  • Gifts of Stock or Real Estate

    Gifts of Stock or Real Estate

    Increase your potential impact, and experience significant tax savings by giving non-cash assets.

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  • Gifts That Pay You Income

    Gifts That Pay You Income

    Support your favorite charities while securing lifetime income for you and your loved ones.

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  • Stewards Fund

    Stewards Fund

    This donor-advised fund is a simple, flexible and tax-efficient opportunity to have tremendous Kingdom impact.

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  • Talk with a Planner

    Talk with a Planner

    Explore tax-wise giving options with someone who cares about your needs and shares your biblical worldview.

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  • Gifts From Your IRA

    Gifts From Your IRA

    If you are 70 ½ or older, you can make a sizable gift to ministry from your individual retirement account (IRA) AND receive significant tax benefits in return.

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Our Members

Barnabas Foundation is proud to partner with approximately 200 member ministries, plus 800 churches that are serving God’s Kingdom in their communities and around the world.

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See our current 200+ Christian ministries

Latest Blog Posts

  • How Should You Give? It's Location, Location, Location!

    How Should You Give? It's Location, Location, Location!

    There's a cause and effect when it comes to money. Every dollar translates to eternity, one way or another.

    So, how should you give?

    Just like in real estate, it's all about location, location, location!

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  • Dirty Money and What God Wants

    Dirty Money and What God Wants

    Dirty money.

    It’s not just the Netflix series about corporate corruption. It’s the headline some believers apply to money.

    After all, Jesus Himself said it was dirty — once, sort of, when He called money “adikia” — unrighteous, unjust, iniquitous, wrong. But this was as a postscript to His story about the shrewd money manager.

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  • How much do people give in their wills or trusts? 

    How much do people give in their wills or trusts? 

    There is no one-size-fits-all guideline. However, many families consider one of three giving models:

    • Some people allocate a certain percentage of their estate toward ministry, such as 10 percent to reinforce the biblical concept of tithing

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