Ways to Give

Your gifts make a difference.

   When you give to the Educational Foundation of Alpha Gamma Rho, you help sharpen the leading edge of an ever-changing agriculture. Your generous support helps provide crucial resources to the Fraternity’s members — Because of you, Alpha Gamma Rho continues to provide exceptional leadership, professional, and social networking experiences, which has shaped the lives of men for more than 100 years.

   Thank you for investing To Make Better Men.


  • Cash Donation (cash or check mailed to the Alpha Gamma Rho Home Office, Suite 110, 1333 NW Viviion Road, Kansas City, MO 64118)
  • Charitable Bequests
  • Commodities
  • Corporate Partners
  • Deferred Gifts
  • Employer Matching Funds
  • In-Kind Gifts
  • IRA rollover/payouts
  • Life Insurance
  • Online Giving
  • Pledge
  • Real Estate
  • Securities: Publicly Traded or Colsely Held
  • Tangible Personal Property


  • The Foundation shall not function as an executor (personal representative) for a donor's estate.
  • The Foundation may function as co-trustee on a charitable remainder trust when the trust names the Foundation as a beneficiary of 50% or more of the trust
  • The Foundation will pay for the drafting of legal documents for a charitable remainder trust when the Foundation is named as a beneficiary of 50% or more of the trust. The donor's own counsel must review the documents at the donor's cost.


   To help you get started on your plans and legacy, you can use FreeWill, an online tool that guides you through the process of creating a legally valid will or trust. It’s easy to use, accessible online and can be completed in 20 minutes. You can use this resource on its own, use it to document your wishes before finalizing your plans with an attorney.

  Have you already included a gift in your will or trust? Please fill out this form to let us know! We would love to thank you for your generosity.


   Do you have an IRA, 401(k), life-insurance policy, or any other assets not included in your will? If so, these are called non-probate assets and you must plan your beneficiaries for them separately. Use this online tool to make your plans and designate us as a beneficiary of one or more of these assets.


   In-Kind gifts of tangible property includes items like operating facilities, utilities, office furniture, and supplies provided to your organization; items donated to your organization to be auctioned through your charitable events; and items used in program activities, such as medical supplies, building supplies, appliances, and fixtures. Intangible gifts-in-kind include items like copyrights, patents, and royalties; specialized volunteer services, such as those from nurses for medical organizations or project managers and builders for construction projects; and expertise, such as accounting, legal, and consulting services. Donors must receive advice from their tax professionals per the values assessed, as The Educational Foundation of Alpha Gamma Rho will not assess values. Receipts from recent purchases, appraisals, etc. can be used for internal value of contribution, but tax benefits are to be determined by professionals according to Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2020-07 Topic 958.


  • The Educational Foundation will issue written confirmation of gifts consistent with IRS guidelines.
  • The Educational Foundation shall confirm or establish valuation, rate of payment, beneficiaries, and payment schedule upon consultation with appropriate professional counsel.
  • All gift acceptance agreements shall be subject to approval of the Educational Foundation legal counsel prior to final acceptance.
  • The Educational Foundation shall ensure that accounting and reporting procedures shall confirm to IRS requirements and shall provide the donor and/or income beneficiaries with information required by the IRS.
  • The Educational Foundation (and appropriate directors) shall establish the investment objectives of all planned gift fund accounts and shall administer the planned gift program in a responsible and prudent manner.


   If you have made an error in making your donation to the Educational Foundation of Alpha Gamma Rho, we will honor all requests for a refund that are made within 30 days of the donation.


   If you have any questions regarding ways to give, contact:

Carol Johnson
Chief Development Officer
816.891.9200, ext. 121


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