The Hearth

The Hearth is a community of givers who are making an equitable and just Indigenous future a part of their lasting legacy. By planning a future gift to The Woape Foundation, members of The Hearth help ensure that our work will continue until every Native person in the Americas sees their sovereignty and dignity restored and respected—in a sustainable and empowered way.

Joining The Hearth is one of the most powerful actions you can take to help end centuries of cultural genocide against Native peoples and build an Indigenous future for all. A legacy commitment is an investment in transparent, sustainable work that will directly impact some of the world’s most vulnerable populations and transform the future for generations to come.

ways to give

A gift in your will

Whether you designate a specific amount or leave a percentage of your estate, your legacy gift will empower charity: water’s continued work. We’ve partnered with to help you create a will if you don’t have one already.

SAMPLE WILL LANGUAGE

Non-cash assets

Donating certain non-cash assets like real estate can provide significant tax benefits while advancing our mission.

Beneficiary designations

Your retirement plans, life insurance policies, and annuities can all help bring clean water to communities in need.

Qualified charitable distributions

If you are 70½ or older, you can give up to $100,000 per year from your IRA without any income tax implications.

Get in touch

If you have any questions for our team, we want to provide the best support for you. Please reach out! Also, if you’ve already included The Woape Foundation in your will or estate plans, let us know! We’d love to officially welcome you!

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Bequest Policy

It is the general policy of The Woape Foundation that all gifts shall be presumed to be for all charitable purposes (i.e. unrestricted) unless there is an explicit restriction. This allows the organization to apply the funds to the most pressing needs at the time of funding. The Woape Foundation gift acceptance policy can be found here.