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IRE Legacy Society

Planned Giving — Leave a Legacy for Democracy

We hope you will consider joining the IRE Legacy Society. Members are dedicated supporters who have made a future financial commitment to support IRE for generations to come.

Membership is easy. No immediate donation is necessary. You simply designate a portion of your estate to IRE in your will, trust, life insurance, retirement plans, donor-advised fund, foundation or other estate plans. 

Planned giving enables you to leave a legacy and make a lasting investment to ensure IRE continues its mission to foster excellence in investigative journalism. It’s a clear way to express your deep commitment to journalism and IRE. 

Because of generous, forward-thinking people like you, watchdog journalism will have strong support well into the future. Your lasting contribution will help IRE’s work to shine the light on truth and protect democracy. 

Make your gift in two easy steps:

  1. Designate a portion of your estate to IRE in your will, trust, life insurance, retirement plans, donor-advised fund, foundation or other estate plans.
  2. Let IRE know you’ve made that arrangement. To do so, complete this easy form or contact IRE’s director of partnerships, Chris Vachon, chris@ire.org, or 317-371-6780. 

Choosing IRE among your legacy priorities warrants our most sincere gratitude. To keep informed of IRE happenings, sign up to receive the IRE newsletter Quick Hits.

Suggested Bequest Language for Will/Trust

“I bequeath (the sum of/percentage of/residue of my estate) to Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc., identification number 51-0166741, a not-for-profit organization located at Missouri School of Journalism, 141 Neff Annex, Columbia, MO, 65211.”

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