Written by Jean Roberts-Jones, Chief Executive, One Community
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” – Benjamin Franklin.
I was reminded of this quote during the week when I and a colleague ran an awareness briefing over lunch for local solicitors. These legal people are often dealing with wills, and so our discussion turned to legacies. Legacy funding is something many charities utilise to raise much needed funds. In essence, it is when someone decides to leave a proportion of their estate to a charity either in the form of money, possessions, or in the form of a trust. [Read more…]