Planned Giving

You don't need to be wealthy to make a gift that can have a big impact.

By including the Detroit Waldorf School in your estate plans, you can make sure that our students have access to a high-quality Waldorf education long after your lifetime. The most straight-forward way is to include the Detroit Waldorf School in your will or trust, using the following language:


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To find out more, or to learn how to designate the school as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement plan, such as an IRA, 401(k) or 403(b), please contact Tara Tuomaala at (313) 822-0300 or

If you have already made a provision for the Detroit Waldorf School in your estate plans, thank you! Please let us know so that we can express our gratitude and include you as a member of our Legacy Society.

“I give, devise, and bequeath to the Waldorf School Association of Michigan (d.b.a. Detroit Waldorf School), a not-for-profit educational institution located at 2555 Burns, Detroit, MI 48214: a) the sum of ___________ dollars; or b) all (or ____% residue) of my estate; to be used for purposes determined by the School’s Trustees.”

This language is offered as a service for the donor’s attorney. It is not offered as, or intended to be, legal advice. Donors should always obtain the assistance of an attorney when making or adding a codicil to a will.


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