Estate & Gift Planning


As you plan for your financial future and that of your family, there are many ways to include a gift to the Lanier Library.  Income from similar gifts made by earlier generations of supporters of the Lanier Library now comprise over 50% of our annual income.  Your financial advisor and/or lawyer can help you find the right balance of support for Lanier Library and your long-term financial planning, tax management, and estate planning goals.

Estate and planned giving opportunities include:

Bequest gifts
Designating Lanier Library as a beneficiary of your retirement plans and/or insurance policies
Charitable remainder trusts
Donor advised funds
Endowment gifts
If you have any questions about estate and planned giving opportunities, please contact Jenny Purtill, Executive Director of the Lanier Library Association at:  828-859-9535 or