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Planned Giving

You can provide long-term support the hospital through a variety of planned giving options including a bequest, which can bring a variety of financial rewards to you and your family. Whether you are thinking about a bequest, an annuity or setting up a trust, we can help you with your plans.

Bequests

By naming Mount Auburn Hospital as a beneficiary in your will, you help the hospital to continue its tradition of excellence. You can choose to name Mount Auburn Hospital as a recipient of a bequest in a specific amount or as a percentage of your estate. You can also decide to name Mount Auburn Hospital as the recipient of a bequest if your other heirs don’t survive you.

Retirement Assets

You can choose to name Mount Auburn Hospital as a beneficiary of your individual retirement account (IRA), and then use any assets not subject to income tax to make gifts to your heirs.

Receiving Income from a Planned Gift

Charitable Gift Annuities and Charitable Remainder Trusts are ways for you to make a planned gift to the hospital while receiving a guaranteed income for you and your spouse for the rest of your lives. The chart below illustrates current gift annuity rates for one beneficiary age 70 or older. If you would like rates based on your age, or help determining if Charitable Gift Annuities or Charitable Remainder Trusts are right for you, please contact Colin Maclaurin at 617-499-5589 or cmaclaur@mah.harvard.edu.

Age Annuity Rate
90 + 9.0%
85 7.8%
80 6.8%
75 5.8%
70 5.1%

1886 Society

Those devoted friends who have left Mount Auburn Hospital in their estate plans are invited to join the 1886 Society. As a member of the 1886 Society, you will receive recognition of your gift in our reports and will be invited to celebrate us on an annual basis. If you have already included Mount Auburn in your will, or would like to do so, please contact Colin Maclaurin at cmaclaur@mah.harvard.edu or at 617-499-5589.

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