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Ways to Give

You can make a financial contribution to support the Windham Endowment in a variety of ways, depending on your goals and desired benefits, from the simplicity of writing a check to the sophistication of planned giving through your estate.

If your goal is to: ...then you can: ...and your benefits may include:
Make a quick and easy gift Simply write a check or give through our secure online process An income tax deduction for you and an immediate impact on us
Avoid tax on capital gains Contribute long-term (owned 1 year or more) appreciated stock or other securities A charitable deduction for fair market value plus no capital gains tax
Defer a gift until after your lifetime Put a bequest in your will (donate cash, specific property, or a share of the residue of your estate) An exemption from federal estate tax
Avoid capital gains tax on the sale of a home or other real estate Donate the real estate to us, sell it to us at a bargain price, or use it to fund a charitable remainder trust An income tax reduction plus reduction or elimination of capital gains tax

A few special notes:

Please note that the Endowment is willing to work with you or your accountant, attorney, or other advisor. Individuals should consult their own advisor for specific tax questions as the Endowment does not provide tax advice or guidance.