The Founders Circle recognizes planned giving gifts designated for the Lincoln Heritage Council Endowment with a minimum value of $100,000. A donor can qualify for membership made through:
- Charitable bequests in a will or codicil.
- Charitable trusts such as unitrusts, annuity trusts, and lead trusts.
- BSA Gift Annuities or BSA Pooled income fund gifts.
- Life insurance/retirement plan designations.
- Other deferred gifts approved by the Trustees of the Lincoln Heritage Council.