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Hatton W. Sumners left his personal estate to fund scholarships and programs that would result in an educated and informed citizenry.

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Planned giving:

If you have benefited from Congressman Sumners' gift and would like to follow his example with a planned gift benefiting the Sumners Foundation, please know that we accept any of the following:

  • Designation as a beneficiary in a will or living trust.
  • Designation as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy.
  • Designation as a beneficiary of a deferred annuity policy.
  • Designation as a beneficiary of a retirement plan or other investment account.
  • Designation as a payable on death beneficiary for deposit accounts.
  • Designation as a transfer on death beneficiary for securities.
  • Designation as a beneficiary of one of the following life income agreements:
    • Charitable lead trust
    • Charitable remainder trust

Continue the legacy:

Contribute to Congressman Sumners’ legacy through a convenient online payment. Your one-time or recurring donation will support grants and scholarships provided through the Foundation.

The Sumners Foundation is an IRS-designated charitable organization, making your gift tax deductible.