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

  • Giving Up The Coyote Life

    Giving Up The Coyote Life

    “Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you.” (John 6:27, NIV)

    I saw it this morning, while walking my dog. An hour before daybreak, the shadowy figure of a coyote disappeared and re-appeared between the streetlights just ahead of us. After my dog let out a nervous huff, it stopped, turned to stare at us, and then kept trotting ahead.

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  • Finishing Forward

    Finishing Forward

    Why Gifting Farm Equipment Proved a “Win-Win” Solution for Gary Teerink

    Farming isn’t just a job for Gary Teerink. It’s his family’s legacy. A third-generation farmer, Gary has seen the Lord’s provision throughout his 80 years on the farm in Worthington, MN, originally started by his grandfather.

    “The Lord has really blessed me and my brother,” says Gary

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  • Can I Give Stock to My Church?

    Can I Give Stock to My Church?

    Q: Can I give stock to my church?

    A: Yes! Most gifts received by churches and other charities are in the form of cash, even though this is not always the most tax-efficient way to give.

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