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

  • The Most Convincing Case for Generosity Might Surprise You

    The Most Convincing Case for Generosity Might Surprise You

    I’ve penned at least 22,000 words making the biblical case for generosity. And apart from Scripture, the logical argument for generous giving is surprisingly obvious.

    But the most convincing case for generosity might surprise you!

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  • The Banker Who Hated Money

    The Banker Who Hated Money

    For someone who began a banking career at age 17, Elanor sure had a low opinion of money.

    “I hated it,” she explains. “Customers were so rude, and the more money they had, the ruder they were!”

    Then Elanor came to know Jesus Christ as her Savior and Lord. Slowly, her perspective on wealth began to change as she took in the biblical preaching at her church. She began to see how all her possessions belonged to God – including her money.

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  • Sharing Your Estate Plan With Your Loved Ones

    Sharing Your Estate Plan With Your Loved Ones

    Q: Our kids are wondering what’s included in our wills. How do we begin the conversation?

    A: It’s wonderful that you are proactively considering how you can communicate your plans to your children! Too often, people avoid these conversations – creating opportunities for confusion, angst, disappointment and chaos.

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