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Estate Planning

Leave a legacy that will have a lasting impact across eastern Iowa!

A planned gift to Life 101.9 and Faith 1090 has the potential for impact that multiplies many times over for a tremendous spiritual return on investment! Our stations reach over 80,000 people across eastern Iowa each week – and a single listener may directly and indirectly influence hundreds or even thousands of people in his or her lifetime. Being intentional about how we live our lives and how we invest our time and money is one way we can make certain future generations have a chance to benefit from our mission to lead people to Christ and nourish them in their spiritual journey.

Planned gifts can be made during your lifetime or through your estate and may consist of:

  • Bequest through a Will or Trust
  • Charitable Trust
  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Beneficiary of real estate, retirement plan or life insurance policy

Through KNWS/Northwestern Media, your partnership can be custom-tailored to meet your goals and bless countless people through ministries that reflect your stewardship commitment, vision and values. Our planned giving professionals are available as a resource for you as you explore the opportunities for legacy giving.

For more information, please contact Dale Engskov – drengskov@unwsp.edu – 651-631-5303. We have provided additional information and resources below for your convenience.

Life 101.9 and Faith 1090 KNWS are a ministry of University of Northwestern – St. Paul. Therefore, staff from University of Northwestern – St. Paul may also be among those who will assist you with your questions regarding planned giving to KNWS. The Northwestern Foundation administers all charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, donor advised funds, and other planned giving arrangements for University of Northwestern – St. Paul and Northwestern Media (KNWS).

Donations of Stocks or Bonds

If you wish to donate stock shares or bonds to KNWS, please use the information below to facilitate the trade electronically.

Please contact Dale Engskov – drengskov@unwsp.edu – 651-631-5303 to notify us of such transactions.

Broker: Edward Jones
Investment Rep: Bob Barmore
Phone Number: 651-633-8998
DTC Number: 0057
Account Name: University of Northwestern
Account Number: 401-04791-1-3


If you are interested in including Life 101.9 in your estate plans, here is some bequest language to assist with proper wording.

If you include Life 101.9 in your Will, Trust or other estate planning, would you please let us know and allow us the privilege of personally expressing our appreciation for your support? Knowing about your beneficiary designation helps us best steward your gift and plan for Life 101.9’s future. Here’s where to let us know!

Explore Unitrusts, Annuity Trusts and Gift Annuities

Gift Options Calculator >>

View a variety of giving scenarios, using details from your situation to create a customized illustration of your giving opportunities. You may calculate a unitrust, annuity trust, gift annuity or gift and sale.

Organizational Tax-Exempt Information

University of Northwestern – St. Paul is recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) organization and by Revenue Canada as a 110(1)(a)(vi) organization. All gifts are fully deductible to the extent allowed by your country of residence.

Northwestern Foundation is recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 509(a)(1) community foundation and is a tax-exempt charity under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


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