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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  • Non-Cash Assets

    Non-Cash Assets

    Increase your potential impact, and experience significant tax savings by giving non-cash assets.

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  • Income for Life

    Income for Life

    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 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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Our Members

Barnabas Foundation is proud to partner with approximately 200 member ministries 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

  • eNotPaying for Church Ministry...Who Decides? Me or My Millennial Friend?

    eNotPaying for Church Ministry...Who Decides? Me or My Millennial Friend?

    By Rev. Phillip Leo, Church Communications Director

    A millennial friend recently told me he gives to charities that fight diabetes. He gives to his church, too – but there’s a personal connection to the cause of diabetes. His father suffers from this disease, so giving to find a cure feels just that much more personal. 

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  • When Giving Gets Real

    When Giving Gets Real

    Ed and Shirley Talen and the Stewards Fund

    When Ed Talen first tithed as a 13-year-old paperboy, it had nothing to do with faith. “My parents told me I had to,” he recalls.

    But that lesson of generosity took root in his heart and life over the years, through growing trust in God’s provision.

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  • Income for Life

    Income for Life

    Q: I want to support my favorite charitable causes, but I also need income. How can I accomplish both of these goals?

    A: Lifetime income gifts are powerful, tax-wise gifts that enable you to support your favorite ministries while securing lifetime payments for you and your loved ones.

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