Planned Giving

Join our Perpetual Motion Club!

Trails are for everyone! Trails provide safe and enjoyable options for exercise, transportation, and recreation. Trails are accessible for everyone from seniors on down to toddlers. Trails also benefit community health and play a large factor in an area’s “livability”. You can help ensure the future of our trails by joining our exclusive Perpetual Motion Club!  Wills and bequests are two of the simplest ways to ensure that your wishes are honored and that your love for trails will live on for years to come.

By naming Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. in your will or bequest you will automatically become a member of our exclusive Perpetual Motion Club! There is no minimum gift to participate and through your gift, you can join others in our community who love our trails. Your generosity will help us fulfill our mission and grow our trail system so that it can continue to be a valuable asset in our community for generations to come.

By simply naming Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. in your will or bequest you will receive an embossed Fort Wayne Trails journal and pen as our way of thanking you for your kind consideration of Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. in your estate planning.

If you are interested in learning more about making a gift to Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. through your will or bequest, trust, retirement account, or life insurance please contact our Development Director at [email protected] or by phone at (260) 969-0079 for more information.

Preferred Planned Giving Language

 I give the sum of $________ or _______% of my estate to Fort Wayne Trails, Inc., 300 E. Main Street, Suite 131, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802. (tax id: 42-1545637) to be used or disposed of as the Board of Directors for Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. deems appropriate in its sole discretion.

 Write-A-Will Week

If you don’t have a will or need to change your will for any reason then Write-A-Will Week is a great way to get a simple will prepared for free. Every October Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. partners with local attorneys who donate their time to prepare no-cost, simple will documents for donors who include a planned gift to Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. See the link below for more information on Write-A-Will Week.