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Estate Planning

Estate plan is vital to ensuring your wishes are carried out and can help you leave a lasting legacy. Let the Huron Community Foundation help you get started. The Foundation can refer to you expert attornies, CPAs, and SD Community Foundation estate planners that will help you reach your goals. 

Topics that can be explored include:

  • What is a Community Foundation?

  • Estate Planning in the simplest terms.

  • Named Partner Funds.

  • The power of including charity in your estate plan.

  • What are Living Wills and do I need one?

  • What are Durable Powers of Attorney and do I need them?

  • What if I die without a Will?

  • What is Probate?

  • An explanation of joint tenancies, tenancies in common and life estates.

  • What is the role of beneficiary designations in estate planning?

  • What is a revocable living trust??

  • Gift Tax.

  • Generation Skipping Tax.

  • Valuations and the role of discounts in planning.

  • Charitable Bequests/Gifts.

Protect your loved ones and create your legacy.  Contact the Huron Community Foundation at 605-354-1118 or email