There may be a no more meaningful gift than that made through a bequest or legacy because these gifts, representing a lifetime of experience, embody a testament to one’s deepest beliefs, concerns and affections. Donors help secure the long-term financial health of the School through gifts that come in the future or over a period of years. Ther simplest way to make a Planned Gift is through a bequest, where in assests are transferred through a donor's estate. Any asset may be given in this way, though we most commonly receive cash gifts set out in the donor's will. Other bequests include the proceeds of life insurance policies and retirement plans.
Membership in the Founders Society is reserved for individuals who have made a provision for The Allen-Stevenson School in their estate plans. Named to honor the legacy of Francis Bellows Allen and Robert Alston Stevenson, the Society seeks to ensure the future excellence of an Allen-Stevenson education through support of the endowment.