Estate and Planned Giving
Including Cancer Support Community Arizona in your final giving plans allows you to enjoy the benefits of a gift to charity while making a powerful statement to ensure hope is provided for years to come.
Remembering Cancer Support Community Arizona in your Will, Trust or other estate plans allows us to help Arizona families impacted by cancer through our leading-edge programs and services. The Legacy of Hope Society is our special way of recognizing those whose planned gifts ensure a healthy financial future for our organization. Legacy of Hope Society gifts are so special because they truly ensure the future of Cancer Support Community Arizona.
How can I join the Legacy of Hope Society?
There are many ways to benefit Cancer Support Community Arizona as you make final giving plans:
- Name Cancer Support Community Arizona as a beneficiary in a Will or Living Trust
- Make a gift of cash or appreciated securities to establish a charitable gift annuity with Cancer Support Community Arizona
- Name Cancer Support Community Arizona as the beneficiary of a paid life insurance policy or a retirement account
To include Cancer Support Community Arizona in your plans, you will need the following information:
Legal Name: Cancer Support Community Arizona
Legal Address: 360 East Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Federal Tax ID: 86-0897810
Type of Organization: 501(c)(3) nonprofit
Please download our Legacy of Hope Society Confirmation of Intent Form, complete as much or as little of the information as you feel comfortable with, and return it to Cancer Support Community Arizona at the address above. While this form is not required or legally binding, it helps us to plan and to understand how you’d like to be recognized.
Questions? Please contact Annet Ruiter, ARuiter@cscaz.org or at (602) 712-1006 to learn more or consult with your financial advisor.
Cancer Support Community Arizona is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Federal Tax ID number is 86-0897810) and a Qualified Charitable Tax Organization (QCO Code 20821) under the Arizona State Tax Charitable Credit law. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please contact your tax or financial advisor for guidance on the proper handling of a gift to Cancer Support Community Arizona.
You can make a gift of cash to Cancer Support Community via a check or money order and receive the benefit of a charitable tax deduction.
Will or Trust
Making a gift to Cancer Support Community Arizona through your will or revocable living trust is a simple and meaningful way to leave a legacy and support individuals facing cancer for years to come.
There are several ways you can make a gift through your will or trust. You can leave a specific item, such as a piece of property or you can specify a dollar amount that you would like to donate to Cancer Support Community Arizona. Lastly, you can leave a residuary gift, which means your gift will be honored after all other bequests have been made and debts, expenses and taxes have been paid.
If you have an IRA, 401k, pension or other tax-deferred savings plan, you can designate Cancer Support Community Arizona as a beneficiary and upon your death, the distribution will be made to Cancer Support Community and the gift won’t be subject to estate tax. Simply complete a beneficiary designation form provided by your plan administration designating Cancer Support Community Arizona as a beneficiary of the funds remaining in your plan.
Stocks and Bonds
Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to Cancer Support Community Arizona. The benefit to you is that you avoid void paying capital gains tax on the sale and you can receive a charitable income tax deduction. Simply contact your brokerage or investment firm to arrange a transfer.
You can donate real estate to Cancer Support Community Arizona and avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of the real estate. Your gift will be based on the property’s fair market value, which must be established by an independent appraisal.
You can name Cancer Support Community Arizona as a primary beneficiary or as a contingent beneficiary of your life insurance should your other beneficiaries not survive you. After your lifetime, the funds are disbursed to Cancer Support Community Arizona, free of federal estate tax. Simply contact your insurance carrier to update your beneficiary designation on your policy.
If you are over the age of 72, you can make a gift of up to $100,000 through your mandatory IRA distribution and it won’t count as taxable income. You may be required to withdraw more funds than you need to cover your living expenses and you can make a gift to Cancer Support Community Arizona directly from your IRA. Please note that this gift must come directly from your IRA administrator and cannot be made in the form of a personal check made out to Cancer Support Community Arizona.
An endowment fund gift is an excellent way to help provide a stable source of revenue for Cancer Support Community Arizona. The endowment fund is a professionally managed investment account where the principal is never spent. As investment returns are generated, a pre-determined portion is reinvested into the fund and another portion is paid out to Cancer Support Community Arizona to help cover program operating costs.
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