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

  • This Year's SECURE Act

    This Year's SECURE Act

    Q: How does this year’s SECURE Act affect my IRA giving?

    A. What’s Changed:

    1. Now you can continue to invest in your IRA after age 70 ½,

    but if you do, those investments will reduce your annual

    qualified charitable distribution limit. Talk to a trusted

    advisor for further details.

    2. You don’t have to take your required minimum distribution

    until age 72.

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  • Fourth Quarter All-Stars

    Fourth Quarter All-Stars

    There are athletes who love the fourth quarter. They play at a different level than at any other time – especially in games where the team is behind. In the final moments, they deliver, and it makes all the difference.

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  • When Greed Disguises As Ministry

    When Greed Disguises As Ministry

    I once suggested to a funeral director that his standard pay rate for conducting a funeral service be raised. His curt reply: ‘I thought you did this for ministry.’


    So when does greed leach into ministry? Where’s the line and how do we know it’s been crossed?

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