Planned Giving

Planning Your Legacy

No matter how you give, you can rest assured that your generous donation will go to good use. We’ll work with you to ensure that your gift maximizes its full potential for you, your family and your community.

Facts to get you started

  • Legal Name: United Way of Northwest Indiana Inc
  • Form of Entity and State of Organization: A Nonprofit Corporation organized under the laws of the State of Indiana
  • Tax Status and Federal Employer Identification Number (Tax ID Number): 501(c)(3) Public Charity; EIN 35-6006484
  • Date of IRS Tax-Exempt Determination Letter: September 1958
  • Address: 951 Eastport Centre Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Ways to give

  • Donate now and make your gift recurring.
    • Donate up to $300 to charity in 2021 and claim the above-the-line tax deduction. This new universal charitable deduction is in addition to the standardized deductions currently available. Only good for 2021 taxes. Check with your tax advisor today about how you can take advantage of this tax deduction.
    • Provide an annual leadership gift of $500 or more and join the Feather Society, offering three levels of recognition, special event invites and more.
    • Join the Tocqueville Society with an annual donation of $10,000 or more and take part in exclusive local and national United Way events.
  • Bequeath stocks and investments to United Way of Northwest Indiana.
  • Include us as a beneficiary in your will. Don’t have one? Use to get started.
  • Support our Endowment Fund.
  • Start an IRA Charitable Rollover. Talk to your financial advisor about how to get started.

If you have questions about giving, contact Kasie Tenbarge at or 219.464.3583 x103 to get started.