Begin your legacy with a planned gift that can help you provide for your loved ones, receive tax benefits, and generate income while making an impact to end diseases of mind and sight. Discover ways to include us in your estate plans today.


We’ve partnered with FreeWill to make planned giving easier for you. Click here to access an online tool and create your estate plan for free. It also makes it easy to designate a gift through a bequest or beneficiary designation to support BrightFocus Foundation and/or its programs; Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Macular Degeneration Research and National Glaucoma Research.

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A charitable bequest is one of the easiest and most flexible ways that you can leave a gift that will make a lasting impact.

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Donating part or all of your unused retirement assets is an excellent way to make a gift.

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A gift made to our organization that can provide you with a secure source of fixed payments for life.

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Donating appreciated securities is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift.

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If you are looking for a way to pass on some of your assets to your family while reducing or eliminating gift or estate taxes, a charitable lead trust is an excellent option.

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If you are 70½ or older you may lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals. An IRA charitable rollover is a way you can help continue our work and benefit this year.

Donor Stories

de la Cuesta

The de la Cuesta Legacy Society: Philanthropy Honoring Lives Well-Lived - Reginald and Margaret added a Charitable Lead Trust in their estate plans, directing that the Trust's annual revenue would go to support Alzheimer's Disease Research.

Lorraine Maresca

A Lasting Legacy to Save Mind and Sight - Lorraine Maresca of Hollywood, Florida, may have lost her vision in one eye, but her generous foresight will bring us closer to cures for brain and eye disease.

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