Planned Giving – Love Always Society

You can help secure KC Pet Project’s future through a planned gift.  KC Pet Project will always serve the people of Kansas City, Missouri, and their pets through adoptions, veterinary care, lost and found pet reunions, and much more.  As a pet lover, you will be instrumental in sustaining our mission and helping us plan for our future. 

We encourage our friends with planned gifts for KC Pet Project to let us know.  You have the option to be recognized as a member of our  Love Always  society, and we want to help make sure that your gift intentions for your future gift are honored.  

Love Always

Helpful Information for Designating a Planned Gift to KC Pet Project

  • Legal Name: Kansas City Pet Project
  • Tax ID Number: 45-3067615
  • Address: 7077 Elmwood Avenue Kansas City, MO 64132

Planned gifts are critical for a sustainable future that our community pets and people in Kansas City deserve.  To ensure your philanthropic intentions are achieved, estate planning documentation language must reflect your wishes.   

  • Life insurance policies, retirement-plan accounts – IRAs, 401(k) plans, 403 (b) plans, payable on death, and transfer on death forms with bank or brokerage accounts should use the following language: 

Kansas City Pet Project 

(for specific program designation, contact us) 

  • Bequest through a will or trust should use the following language: 

I leave [% of estate/$ amount/residue] to the Kansas City Pet Project, a nonprofit corporation (Tax ID 45-3067615) located in the State of Missouri.

(for specific program designation, contact us) 

  • Endowment gifts will require additional documentation to ensure your intent is met.  Contact Teresa Johnson to discuss.  

Love Always

Our Love Always society acknowledges you, a lover of pets now and always.  You are the reason KC Pet Project has a healthy future. To become an official member of the Love Always society or to discuss anonymity, please contact us.  

Common Examples of Planned Gifts 

  • Beneficiary designations for a percentage or all of: IRAs, employer provided retirement plan accounts, and life insurance policies 
  • Will bequests and trust agreements 
  • Payable-on-death designations on bank accounts or for real estate 
  • Transfer-on-death designations on brokerage accounts (where allowed by law) 
  • Charitable gift annuities (gifts to KC Pet Project in exchange for fixed income for life, with the remainder to KC Pet Project) 
  • Qualified charitable distributions from IRAs (direct distributions from IRA administrators to KC Pet Project, depending on current law) 
  • Charitable lead trusts 

Professional Guidance 

KC Pet Project is happy to help make sure this donation is used for the purpose you intend.  However, KC Pet Project staff does not provide tax, legal, or accounting advice.  This material has been prepared for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for tax, legal, or accounting advice.  We strongly advise that you seek assistance from an estate planning attorney, financial planner, and/or tax advisor before engaging in any transaction. 


Teresa Johnson