Many planned gifts cost you nothing now, there is no minimum contribution, and you are not locked into a decision you make today. Learn more about planned giving with JED by contacting Katherine Duncan at or (212) 647-7544.

When you include JED in your estate planning, you make a powerful gift while meeting your needs and serving your family’s well-being. There are many options for including JED in your estate planning:

  • Designate JED as a beneficiary of your 401K or other retirement account;
  • Designate JED as a beneficiary in your will;
  • Designate JED as a beneficiary in an individual or family trust;
  • Designate JED as a beneficiary in your life insurance policy; or 
  • Transfer a portion of your retirement balance to JED as a charitable contribution.

The Jed Foundation is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service.

Please note: This information is not tax or legal advice. Please consult with your legal and financial advisors to learn how a gift would work in your circumstances.