Planned Giving

Thanks to the variety of planned gifts available, you don’t have to be particularly wealthy, nor do you have to part with anything now. Become a part of developing an exciting Brooks legacy for a new generation of creative photographers and image-makers.

Types of Planned Gifts

Planned gifts can take many forms, from bequests to gifts of property to charitable trusts.

  • Wills and Bequests
  • Gifts of Property
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Life Estate Agreements
  • Bargain Sales
  • Gifts of Stocks & Bonds — View Details


The Benefits of Planned Giving

Planned gifts offer important benefits to you, the donor. They can:

  • Preserve your capital, thereby increasing the income generated by your assets and the inheritance passed on to heirs
  • Reduce or eliminate capital gains and estate taxes
  • Result in an immediate charitable tax reduction
  • Enjoy the benefits of membership in the Ernest Brooks Legacy Society


To learn more, please contact
Tom Ligare, CLU®, CAP®
Director of Development
+1 805 681 9333 x402
+1 805 689 3483 mob

We make a living by what we get.
We make a life by what we give.