Building a Legacy

                                        Helping the Next Generation of Veterans

As we hope that you all know, we at the Dale K Graham Veterans Foundation, are committed to helping every veteran who is in need of assistance, without exception. We want to continue to support not only our World War II, Vietnam, and Gulf War era Veterans, but we also want to be around to support the men and women who have just signed on today to become the next generation of Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Airmen.

With this in mind, we have been taking steps to ensure that the Foundation has the means to continue on into the future.

But we can’t do it alone.

As we make arrangements to take care of our Veterans into the far future, we ask that those who believe in our mission think about making arrangements to help us continue on with our mission.

Planning for the Future

Leave a Legacy

You can have a powerful impact in the lives of veterans with one simple sentence.

By making a provision in your will or trust to leave a gift to the Dale K Graham Veterans Foundation you can create a legacy that will go on to change the lives of countless veterans after you.

Create a Living Trust

A Living Trust is a trust that you create while you’re alive and have full control over, rather than one that is created at your death under the terms of your will. The beneficiaries you name in your living trust receive the trust property when you pass on. A living trust benefits you during your lifetime, avoids probate, and directs your charitable gifts after your passing.


Invest in Our Future through Endowment

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with the Oklahoma City Community Fund to create an Endowment Fund. An Endowment is an investment in our future, that will provide the Foundation a stream of income that will grow larger as it ages, and never runs out.

An annual $500 gift to support an organization’s endowment fund has a total impact of $20,200 over 20 years.

You can click here if you would like to invest in our future.

Add the Foundation as a Beneficiary 

If you currently have or are thinking about getting a life insurance policy, you can name The Dale K Graham Veterans Foundation as one of your beneficiaries, you can choose the amount that you would like the Foundation to receive or the whole plan can be gifted with the deduction of the Premeim payment.

Make A Tax-Free Gift

If you are 72 years old or older, we can help you make a tax-free gift from your IRA to support The Dale K Graham Veterans Foundation.

Donate Securities

You can hit two birds with one stone by donating stocks or bonds to the Dale K Graham Veterans Foundation and receive tax deductibility as well as avert tax on capital gains.

Make a Retained Life Estate

By creating a retained life estate you can donate a residence, like a house,  and continue living ther. The asset will not be given to the organization until you want it to be or after death.

If you want to help, but don’t know where to start, The Oklahoma City Community Foundation offers a free Guide to Planning Your Will and Trust. If you have anymore questions, please send an email to

Click here to learn more about DKGVF

You can review our financials, leadership, programs and more!

Support Us

The Dale K. Graham Veteran’s Foundation has six full-time employees and 70+ volunteers.