Donors find tremendous satisfaction and fulfillment in joining with others who are truly making a difference at the Reserve.

Beyond memberships, the Torrey Pines Conservancy invites you to leave a lasting legacy and remember the Reserve in your estate planning.

Estate planning can provide personal benefits as well as helping the Reserve. If you own highly appreciated assets and wish to reduce income taxes, increase your income, or have concerns about estate taxes – planned giving may be of benefit to you.


  • Outright gifts
  • Bequests in wills or trusts
  • Beneficiary designations
  • Life estates
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Pooled income funds
  • Charitable lead trusts


  • Charitable income tax deductions
  • Elimination or reduction of capital gains tax on transfers of appreciated property
  • Increased income
  • Asset diversification
  • Reduction or elimination of income and estate taxes
  • Conservation of estate for heirs
  • Simplification of financial management
  • Conversion of unproductive assets
  • Membership in the Torrey Pines Legacy Society

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A charitable giving adviser at TPC will be happy to assist you with your planned giving.