California Plan Your Giving Project
Inspired to encourage others to make a meaningful future gift to charity
and motivated by the examples of The Gift Movement announced by
Buffett and Gates, a grass roots committee of volunteers gathered in
2010. They advocated for and received a Legislative Resolution declaring
October 1, 2010 to be "California Plan Your Giving Day."
In 2011 & 2012 the California Legislature again declared "California Plan
Your Giving Day" to be October 1st.
For all Californians to leave the world a better place for future
generations by making a meaningful gift to charity through their
Get Californians to announce meaningful gifts to charity in their
wills so planned gifts become commonplace.
- Gather and share 1,000 decisions from Californians who have already included one or more charities in their estate plan
- Promote the benefits throughout California of putting charities in an estate plan through personal conversations and media stories
- Seek new decisions to be added to the project's growing list of Californians supporting charities through their estate plans
You don't have to be a millionaire to change the future! Join individuals and families in California who are planning to leave a meaningful gift to their favorite charities in their estate plan. To find out which individuals and families have already shared their pledges, click here Californians Making A Meaningful Gift to Charity. To share your own decision to make a gift to the charities of your choice click here Pledge Today to Give Tomorrow!