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

  • After 45 Years, Life’s Still Too Short To Worry About Wealth

    After 45 Years, Life’s Still Too Short To Worry About Wealth

    1976 was the bicentennial year for the United States. It was also year number one of recovery from a three-year recession, during which 2.3 million Americans lost their jobs. This was a post-World War II record, which only punctuated the impact felt by tens of millions of people.

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  • What You Said to Me on the Phone Last Year (and Why it Made Me Hopeful)

    What You Said to Me on the Phone Last Year (and Why it Made Me Hopeful)

    Remember that last time we spoke on the phone? Don't worry if you can't remember. I do.
    Here's what you said to me about your church's giving.

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  • Giving Equipment and Property

    Giving Equipment and Property

    Question: I would like to give farming equipment in a way that benefits both my church and my favorite ministries. What’s the best way to accomplish this?

    Answer: The Stewards Fund (Barnabas Foundation’s donor-advised fund) provides you a streamlined solution for giving to multiple ministries. You can give property and/or cash into a single charitable giving account, and then you can recommend grants be made from that account to your church and other favorite charities.

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