Planned Giving

Leave a Legacy of Peace

What would it mean to you to have Gangaji’s invitation and support available for future generations? We have the blessed opportunity to give to what we love and value, and in that, honor our own direct experience.In the past 25 years, millions have heard, through the work of the Gangaji Foundation, that it is their birthright to live a life of peace and freedom. Still, our work isn’t finished. As Papaji said, “there is no retirement in this business.” To make Gangaji’s invitation available to future generations and provide for Gangaji in her later years, we have established the River Legacy Fund so the community can offer its legacy to the world.We believe it is important to offer the possibility of ending unnecessary suffering to those we don’t know or will never meet in our lifetimes. We have an opportunity to ensure that those living behind bars can continue to receive a book in their hand that speaks to the freedom in their hearts. We can subtitle video offerings in every language. And with new online mediums and technologies, our children’s children can access Gangaji’s archives and have the same opportunity we have had in meeting Gangaji.Let us continue to share the grace of our lives, letting the river of blessings flow from our hearts to the world.

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Where to Start

As with any financial planning, it is wise to consult with professionals you trust.

You can read more about planned giving opportunities below. If you would like to learn more about the work of the Gangaji Foundation, or would simply like to tell us you’ve made the Gangaji Foundation your beneficiary, send us an email or contact us by phone. We would love to speak with you

If you would like to include the Gangaji Foundation in your will or living trust, please use our full legal name, The Gangaji Foundation. You and your attorney may find the following language helpful:

“I give to the Gangaji Foundation, an Oregon non-profit corporation with offices in Ashland, Oregon, (the sum of ____________) (all or _______ percent of my residual estate) to be used for general purposes.”

Tax ID Number 841239976

You can name the Gangaji Foundation as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, IRA, life insurance policy, or bank or brokerage account. These are easy to implement and giving through retirement funds is a tax-wise strategy for many donors. Contact your plan or policy administrator for a change of beneficiary form for retirement and life insurance accounts. For bank or brokerage accounts, you will need the following information:

Legal Name: The Gangaji Foundation
Address: 364 Helman Street, Ashland, OR 97520
Telephone: 541-482-3100
Tax ID: 84-1239976

  • You must be 70 ½ or older.
  • You may transfer up to $100,000 per year. Married individuals can each use their own accounts, doubling their family possible gifts up to $200,000.
  • Your gift will count toward your required minimum distribution, if not yet taken.
  • Your gift will not be taxed for federal tax purposes as a regular distribution would. Note: some states will tax your withdrawal; so do check with your plan administrator in advance to be sure.
  • You cannot claim an income tax charitable deduction.
  • Your IRA custodian should send your gift directly to

Gangaji Foundation, 364 Helman Street Ashland, OR 97520

Tax ID: 84-1239976

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