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

  • Who Should My Executor Be?

    Who Should My Executor Be?

    Q: What are my options for an executor of my will or a trustee of my trust?

    A: You have a variety of options when it comes to making this important decision:

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  • Money vs. Wisdom? It's No Contest

    Money vs. Wisdom? It's No Contest

    Pop quiz. Who said, "Money is a shelter”?

    If you think it’s Bernie Madoff or an infamous hedge fund manager, guess again, because it’s Solomon!

    Shelters protect us from the howling wind and the blazing sun. When money is a shelter, it can be used to shield us from homelessness and starvation. That’s a good thing!

    But money’s shelter has obvious limits.

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  • A Wandering Aramean Meets Mr. Building-Bigger-Barns

    A Wandering Aramean Meets Mr. Building-Bigger-Barns

    Here’s a conversation that could never happen. Why? Because it’s between a fictional farmer from one of Jesus’ stories and Jacob!

    Like I said, that ain’t happening.

    But if these two did talk, what do suppose they’d have to say about owning wealth? Who it belongs to? How it should be used?

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