Achieve your philanthropic goals through a Planned Gift

Learn how leaving a legacy gift to OpenDor Media will strengthen Jewish identity and connection to Israel, while meeting your needs.

Legal Name: Imagination Productions DBA OpenDor Media
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Help secure the Jewish future

More and more young Jews are increasingly opting out.

Young Jews are more disconnected than ever from their Jewish heritage. Connection with Israel is diminishing in each generation.

But there is one way to help secure the Jewish future, and ensure young Jews opt in.

It is by leveraging the digital universe to inspire exploration of Judaism and Israel in new, positive, and transformative ways. We captivate audiences with the timeless story of Jewish heritage and Israel across platforms worldwide. With over 25 million YouTube video views, 2.6 million social media engagements and 500,000 podcast downloads, we are a voice that is authentic and credible, and therefore trusted. We embrace complexity, and recognize and give voice to multiple perspectives on difficult issues. Our multi-channel platform approach leverages the potential and scale of media, allowing us to reach further than ever before in history.

Join our mission to secure the Jewish future and strengthen young people’s understanding of, and connection to, Israel, Judaism and the Jewish people. Your legacy gift can help us connect today’s generation, and tomorrow’s, and build a strong Jewish future.

What will your legacy be?

Through a legacy gift you can support OpenDor Media, secure the needs of your loved ones, and earn significant tax benefits. Legacy gifts of any amount help us achieve our current goals and reach further into the future.

By including OpenDor Media in your will or trust, naming it as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy, or by taking advantage of other charitable giving possibilities, you can preserve your current assets and support OpenDor Media for years to come. Your legacy can make a deep and lasting impact.

We’re here to help you make the gift that’s right for you. Contact us for a confidential, no-obligation conversation to begin.

Why charitable planned giving?

Charitable gift planning offers you the chance to:

Have a bigger impact on the causes that are most important to you.

Have a bigger impact with a gift that costs you nothing now.

Accomplish your personal goals, meet your retirement goals, and provide for your family.

Reduce or eliminate tax liabilities, generating income for you or your family and preserving wealth for future generations.

Recent US tax code changes contain provisions incentivizing you to plan when, what and how much you donate to charity.  If you’ve recently experienced or are anticipating changes in your personal life or business portfolio, we’d be pleased to partner with you to make sure you benefit from the full array of these incentives.

Join our OpenDor Media Legacy Society

When you make a legacy gift to OpenDor Media, you’ll become part of our OpenDor Media Legacy Society, joining other supporters and friends who are committed to advancing our mission. As an OpenDor Media Legacy Society member, your generous gift will be recognized in the following manner (unless anonymity is requested):

Name on the OpenDor Media Legacy Society Honor Roll on the OpenDor Media website

Inclusion on the website with your picture and story

Inclusion in the Annual Report and newsletter

Exclusive briefings with filmmakers and educational leadership

Do you already have OpenDor Media in your philanthropic planning?

If so, please let us know so we can properly thank you and designate your gift for your desired use.

How to donate

Many options are available for how, what and when to make your gift.  Explore the possibilities that work best for you:

Gifts from your will

BEQUESTS

Through a provision in your written and executed will, you can make a gift in the form of cash, securities, real estate or personal property. There are many types of bequests to choose from that best fit your needs.

Beneficiary gifts

RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS

Naming OpenDor Media as the beneficiary of a retirement plan (401(k), 403(b), IRA, Keogh, profit-sharing pension plan or other donor-advised funds), can achieve your philanthropic goals and benefit from significant tax savings.

Gifts of stock

APPRECIATED STOCK

When you donate appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares instead of cash, you receive charitable deductions at full, fair market value while reducing capital gains impact.

Charitable IRA rollover

Anyone 70 ½ or older can make a gift directly from an IRA to OpenDor Media.  While there is no charitable deduction for a rollover gift, you do avoid the income tax on the donated portion of your required minimum distribution.

Donor advised funds

BENEFICIARY DESIGNATION AND GRANTS

Designate OpenDor Media as a beneficiary to receive all or a portion of the balance of your donor-advised fund through your fund administrator. You also can make a grant to us at any time from your donor-advised fund.

Life insurance gifts

BENEFICIARY DESIGNATION  AND PAID-UP POLICIES

Name OpenDor Media as the beneficiary of an existing life insurance policy, donate an existing, paid-up life insurance policy no longer needed, or purchase a new life insurance policy and name OpenDor Media as the owner and beneficiary.

Gifts that pay you

CHARITABLE GIFT ANNUITY

Convert underperforming assets (stock, cash in a savings account, CDs, bonds, etc.) into a gift to OpenDor Media that produce income for you.  A Charitable Gift Annuity will provide you with fixed quarterly payments for life, with tax benefits.

Contact us

Please submit this form below and a planned giving officer will be in touch with you.

For professional advisors

If you are working with a professional advisor, or advising a donor, here’s our guide for including OpenDor Media in a charitable estate plan.

Download advisors’ guide →

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