“Thank you for your interest in the Finding Genius Foundation. I am sincerely humbled that you would like to
support our work, and help us heal the world by discovering genius and sharing breakthrough insights with those
who most need them. Donations of any amount are received with the utmost gratitude, and every dollar raised
brings us one step closer to a discovery that could change the lives of millions of people.
There are several different ways for you to give. Below are the five most common options that our friends
choose to support the work of the Finding Genius Foundation through charitable giving.”
— Richard Jacobs
Executive Director of the Finding Genius Foundation
Philanthropic Investor ($40,000 of personal money invested into the Foundation)
Host of the Finding Genius Podcast.
This is the most effective way to give to the Finding Genius Foundation, since it maximizes the proportion of your
gift that we can put toward our work (as opposed to administrative and legal costs with the options below).
Any stocks or bonds that you own can be donated to the Finding Genius Foundation, and, potentially, could go a
long way to supporting our mission. Such appreciated gifts of securities can be transferred to the Finding Genius
Foundation, and may also provide tax savings to the donor (depending on your unique circumstances).
Please send an email to email@example.com to discuss this.
If you have an unneeded life insurance policy, individual retirement account (IRA), or pension plan, consider
naming the Finding Genius Foundation as a beneficiary, As well as supporting our mission, this one simple move
can provide you with additional options and potential tax advantages with your estate planning. Please consult
your attorney about this matter. It is easier than most folks realize. We may also be able to support you.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this option.
Friends of the Finding Genius Foundation often leave bequests to our mission, by naming a fixed-dollar amount,
percentage of their estate, or specifying gifts of real estate or possessions in their will. You cannot take your worldly
possessions with you when you pass on. However, they could make a critical difference to our work, and provide us
with the resources we need to find more geniuses and bring their groundbreaking work out into the light.
Sample bequest language:
I give and bequeath and devise to the Finding Genius Foundation, a 501c(3) non-profit
corporation organized under the laws of the State of Texas:
___________________ percent (__________%) of my estate
OR the sum of $_____________________________
OR all rest, residue, and remainder of my estate to be used for the following
Please send an email to email@example.com for more assistance.
We are always grateful for help, especially with fundraising and scientific research.
If you would like to contribute your skills, your expertise, your professional network, or even your time to one of our
initiatives, please call (888) 988-7381 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.