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Helping Children With Special Needs Reach Their Full Potential for Years to Come



To honor the founders of Siskin Children's Institute, our most prestigious giving club is The Mose and Garrison Siskin Society. The society recognizes benefactors who have remembered Siskin Children's Institute through their long-range plans with such gifts as a bequest, life insurance, trust arrangement or other estate-planning vehicles.

For more information regarding gift planning, please contact the Institute's development department at 423-648-1730 or by email.

Your gift can make a big difference in the lives of children with special needs and their families. We hope you will consider joining the Mose and Garrison Siskin Society by including us in your long range planning.

Here are a few options to consider:

gifts of a retirement plan 

You may name Siskin Children’s Institute as beneficiary of a percentage or specific amount of your assets, as directed through your will or estate plan.Many people have retirement plans with balances totaling more than they need for a comfortable retirement.  If you are older than age 70.5 and are in this situation, please consider making a gift from these plans.

gifts that pay the donor income

It is possible to make a gift to the Institute while retaining income for yourself or your family. Ask your financial planner about the Charitable Gift Annuity or Charitable Remainder Annuity trust.

charitable lead or remainder trust

Establishing a trust for the benefit of the Institute may provide tax planning benefits for you and your family while making a larger gift than you might have expected.

gifts of stock

Gifting stock directly to the Institute gives the donor tax benefits and allows the organization access to the gift immediately .

gift of a retirement plan

You may name Siskin Children’s Institute as beneficiary of a percentage or specific amount of your assets, as directed through your will or estate plan.

gifts of life insurance

If no longer needed for family security, life insurance proceeds are an excellent way to make a significant gift to the Institute. .

gift of property

It might be possible to make a gift of property such as a home or farm and still reside there during your lifetime .



Any gift made to Siskin Children's Institute may be made
in honor or memory of a loved one. Learn more. 

Already included Siskin Children's Institute in your will, estate plan or other planned gift?
Let us know by calling 423.648.1730 or by email so we can thank you. 


Siskin Children's Institute does not engage in legal or tax advisory service. This information is provided as a general guide.  For specifics, please consult with your financial adviser, attorney or tax specialist.