Life Estate & Bequests

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Retained Life Estate

A donor may generate a current income tax deduction by giving a home, land or farm to CRLC, while retaining the right to occupy, rent or otherwise use the property during the donor’s lifetime. The property will also be removed from the donor’s taxable estate. With a retained life estate, you can continue to enjoy your property, knowing that it is protected forever.


If you’d like to support the sustainability of CRLC but don’t feel you can make a significant gift at this time, you may want to consider a charitable bequest. A bequest under your will or living trust can complement your lifestyle and commitments today while supporting CRLC tomorrow.

A bequest can be a helpful option because…

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To discuss making a bequest to Capital Region Land Conservancy or arranging a retained life estate, please reach out to CRLC’s Executive Director, Parker Agelasto to start the conversation: parker@capitalregionland.org.