Wills and Estates

Please consider including Sankara Eye Foundation, USA in your will, trust or estate planning. There are significant tax benefits plus it allows you to fulfil your philanthropic wishes for causes close to you.

About Bequests

A bequest is a gift made through your will or living trust. This is the most popular way to support Sankara Eye Foundation, USA, for generations to come.

Beneficary Designations

You can choose to designate Sankara Eye Foundation, USA, as a beneficiary of a retirement fund, investment, life insurance policy, or bank account.

IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are over 70.5 years or older you can reduce your taxable income by making a gift to Sankara Eye Foundation, USA, directly from your IRA.

Charitable Bequest

Include a bequest to SANKARA EYE FOUNDATION, USA, in your will or living trust and help ensure a future where we can continue to give the Gift of Vision to those needlessly suffering. Your kind donation will help us continue to provide FREE eye surgeries for future generations to come. We would love to thank you for your generosity.

Have you already included a gift in your will or trust? Please use this form to let us know about the intended gift in your will or trust. The information that you share here is nonbinding and will only be used to welcome you to our legacy society. You can still alter your gift directly in your will or trust at any time, and manage any communication that you have with Sankara Eye Foundation.

Non-probate assets

Do you have an IRA, 401(k), life insurance policy, or any other assets not included in your will? If so, these are called non-probate assets and you must plan your beneficiaries for them separately. Use this online tool to make your plans and designate us as a beneficiary of one or more of these assets.


Are you 70.5 or older and have a traditional IRA?

Give from your IRA

If you are 70.5 or older and have a traditional IRA, you can use this secure online tool to make a donation from your IRA account. IRA gifts are generally not recognized as taxable income and if you must take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) this year, giving from your IRA is a compassionate way to fulfill it. Using this online tool, you can learn more and fill out the forms from your IRA custodian in just a few minutes, or print out the forms to fill them out offline.


Transfer Details:

SEF, USA - Charles Schwab
Account Number: 7783-4695
Once you complete the transfer please send an email to [email protected] with the details. This will enable us to follow-up and send a receipt.

If you have questions, please call 1-866-SANKARA.

Your Gift Is Tax Deductible!

Sankara Eye Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please preserve your email donation receipt as your official record. We will send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.