America's First Freedom - December 2014 - 13

F R E E D O M ' S
by Wilson H.
nr a Treasurer

F U T U R E

Phillips Jr.,

A Priceless Gift To
Future Generations

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ou may not be aware of it, but if you own real estate, you can put this valuable
asset to work protecting and preserving our freedoms.
When you give a gift of real estate to the nra, you're not only helping defend
the freedoms we all hold dear, you'll also be realizing a number of personal
financial benefits.
Depending upon how you and the nra decide to structure your gift, you may be
eligible for tax advantages such as current income tax deductions, capital gains tax
savings and reduced estate taxes.
nra member Ed Eklund donated his 149-acre Missouri farm to the nra
Whittington Center in 2011. nra, in turn, sold the property at auction. The proceeds
were used to fund a charitable gift annuity that provided Eklund with a tax deduction,
immediate cash and an income stream for the rest of his life.
This is just one example of how nra can help you meet your income needs through
a gift of real estate or other charitable giving strategies. Additionally, your gift of
real estate can be used to eliminate maintenance burdens, ownership expenses and
prospective liquidation efforts and costs.

You're not only helping defend the freedoms
we all hold dear, you'll also be realizing a
number of personal financial benefits.

market valuations
and compare the tax
benefits of potential gift
arrangements. Gifts of
real estate are subject to certain conditions,
including a minimum value, marketability
and mortgage liability.
What will happen to your property
once it is donated to the nra?
It's simple. We make every effort to
optimize your gift to the nra. When we
receive a gift of real estate, we make a
determination of how best it may match
the donor's interests with respect to
nra's mission.
Sometimes it's best to sell the property
immediately, but in other cases the
property may be held to serve the nra's
primary exempt purposes.
Real estate donations to benefit nra
programs are an increasingly important
gift class. The fact that these gifts may
provide unique financial and other
benefits to donors makes gifts of real
estate even more attractive.
For more information on making a
planned gift of real estate to nra,
please call nra's Office of Advancement
toll free at

At the same time, by giving a gift of real estate, you have the opportunity to benefit
the nra program of your choice, plan for the future in an estate plan or will, or even
fulfill the wish of a deceased loved one.
Many types of real estate qualify for the program including personal residences,
vacation homes, commercial properties, hunting land, farms, ranches and raw land.
If you choose to donate real estate, nra's Office of Advancement will work closely
with you to prepare real estate gifts for sale. Through this process, you'll maximize

1-877-672-4483
or visit our website at

www.NRAgive.org
nra's Tax Identification number is
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PHOTOS BY NRA STAFF

The National Rifle Association's Whittington Center

NRA acquired the property in 1973 through a real estate trade. At 52 square miles, the Whittington
Center now hosts the world's finest shooting facility.
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