Planned Giving

Leaving a gift to the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown in your estate is an easy way to benefit youth for generations to come. These bequests can give you tax benefits, and provide the Club with critical resources to fulfill its mission into the future.

Ways to Give

  • Directly with cash, check, or credit card
  • Stock gifts
  • Donor-Advised Fund
  • Charitable IRA distribution


Ways to Include Boys & Girls Club in Your Estate

  • Bequest through a will or trust
  • Retirement account beneficiary designation
  • Charitable gift annuity
  • Charitable remainder trust
  • Real estate
  • Life insurance

Bequest: The simple way to leave a substantial gift

A bequest to the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown is as simple as adding an amendment to your will stating, “I give ($ or %) of my estate to the Watertown Boys & Girls Club, 1000 3rd Ave NE, Watertown, SD.” This is the most common planned gift and it may provide you with valuable estate tax savings.

Our federal tax ID is: 46-0311845

IRA Charitable Deduction

An IRA charitable deduction allows taxpayers age 70 1/2 or older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from their IRA accounts directly to charity without first having to recognize the distribution as income. This is a great way you can help continue our work and benefit this year.

The Heritage Club

This national recognition group acknowledges the thoughtful individuals who have included the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown in their will or estate plans. By providing a pipeline for future financial security, Heritage Club members ensure that Clubs will continue to provide vital programs and guidance for youth in the future.



Please let us know if Boys & Girls Club of Watertown is already named as a beneficiary in your will or estate plan, so we can properly thank you and recognize you in our esteemed Heritage Club, which celebrates our generous donors committed to providing long-term charitable support.

Together we can ensure all kids, especially those who need us most, have every opportunity for a great future.

For more information contact Kelly Jaderborg, Director of Resource Development, at (605) 886-6666 or