Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Free Estate Planning Design

Hutchinson Community Foundation partners with John Griffin of Stewardship Counseling LLC to provide estate planning design services free of charge, on a first-come, first-serve basis. The draft plan can be given to your attorney to formalize. This gives you comprehensive guidance in designing an estate plan that minimizes income, gift, estate, and inheritance taxes. This facilitates smooth business, farm, and asset transition.

Estate planning appointments fill quickly. To set up an appointment, contact the Community Foundation today.

Planning Can Make a Greater Impact

Planning Can Make a Greater Impact

When her husband suffered a massive heart attack, Ruth Terrill was forced to face her own mortality and begin her estate planning process. She learned about the free estate planning design service offered through Hutchinson Community Foundation.

Terrill found the experience so valuable that she started telling her friends and family about it. Soon, her daughters’ families and close family friends had all been through the estate planning process at the Community Foundation.


Five percent of your wealth can make all the difference

A Wichita State University study estimated that more than $1.7 billion in wealth will be passed from one generation to the next in Reno County between 2004 and 2020.  With our next generation often living in other communities, states and countries, much of the wealth will leave our community as it passes down.

We encourage you to leave a modest part of your estate—5 percent—to your favorite charities and organizations here in Reno County. By naming Hutchinson Community Foundation as your charitable administrator, you will know that your gifts are hard at work improving the quality of life for everyone in our community.

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Aubrey Abbott Patterson
President & CEO