Foundation - Gift Types

Gifts of Cash. The majority of gifts are checks made payable to Capital Region Medical Foundation.

Gifts of Stocks or Other Securities. Stocks or other investments that have grown in value and that you have held for more than one year can be a way of making a substantial gift to the Foundation and at the same time receiving a tax advantage.

Planned Gifts. Including Capital Region Medical Foundation in your estate plan is an excellent way to carry out your charitable objectives and desires. Planned gifts also can be a significant source of support for the current, as well as future, needs of Capital Region Medical Center. Planned gifts are the fastest growing method of philanthropy in this country. A free booklet is available "Making a Planned Gift." To order a copy, please contact Rita Kempker at (573)632-5007.

Types of Planned Gifts:

  • Bequests (see sample bequest language)
  • Life Insurance
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Real Estate
  • Closely Held Stock and Other Business Interests
  • Retained Life Estate in Personal Residence
  • Bargain Sale

Types of Gifts and Special Funds
The Foundation offers a variety of gift opportunities that help donors achieve their personal charitable objectives while providing important support that helps Capital Region Medical Center meet current and future health care needs.


  • Area of Greatest Need - Undesignated Gifts
    Undesignated gifts are used to support urgent patient care needs as determined by Medical Center Administration and the Foundation Board of Trustees.
  • Designated Gifts
    A donor may wish to designate a preferred use for a gift.
  • Restricted Gifts
    Donors may make a gift to the Foundation with a legal restriction to a specific medical service or specialty area. Donors considering this type of gift should consult with the Foundation.
  • Memorial/Tribute Gifts
    A memorial or tribute gift is a lasting remembrance or recognition of a family member, friend, loved one, or staff member.


  • Unrestricted Endowment Fund
    Your gift will be placed in an investment fund of which only the earnings generated will be available to support the needs of Capital Region Medical Center. Any amount may be contributed for the unrestricted endowment or for any previously established named endowment.
  • Named or Restricted Endowment
    Donors may create a named or restricted endowment for the general purposes designated by the Foundation Board with a minimum amount of $25,000.
  • Scholarship Fund
    Your gift helps aspiring healthcare professionals reach their goals in the medical field, Scholarships are awarded annually to students from Jefferson City and the surrounding area.
  • Medical Equipment
    Rapid advancements in medical technology necessitate upgrading and purchasing new medical equipment. Your gift helps Capital Region provide the best care possible to our patients by maintaining its state-of-the-art capabilities.
  • Medical Center Facilities
    Upgrading our facilities allows Capital Region to provide comprehensive, convenient care to our patients and families. Whether renovating existing space or providing additional facilities, your gift ensures the quality level of care for which Capital Region is known.