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Charitable Gift Annuity

You may be tired of living at the mercy of the fluctuating stock and real estate markets. A charitable gift annuity is a gift made to our organization that can provide you with a secure source of fixed payments for life.

Charitable Gift Annuity
Stock or Cash
Gift Annuity
Donor
WMHT
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Benefits of a charitable gift annuity

  • Receive fixed payments to you or another annuitant you designate for life
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction for the charitable gift portion of the annuity
  • Benefit from payments that may be partially tax-free
  • Further the charitable work of WMHT Educational Telecommunications with your gift

How a charitable gift annuity works

A charitable gift annuity is a way to make a gift to support WMHT Educational Telecommunications.

  1. You transfer cash or property to WMHT Educational Telecommunications.
  2. In exchange, we promise to pay fixed payments to you for life. The payment can be quite high depending on your age, and a portion of each payment may even be tax-free.
  3. You will receive a charitable income tax deduction for the gift portion of the annuity.
  4. You also receive satisfaction, knowing that you will be helping further our mission.

If you decide to fund your gift annuity with cash, a significant portion of the annuity payment will be tax-free. You may also make a gift of appreciated securities to fund a gift annuity and avoid a portion of the capital gains tax. Please contact us to inquire about other assets that you might be able to use to fund a charitable gift annuity.

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If you have any questions about charitable gift annuities, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer your questions.

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"I grew up with public television and classical music all of which continues to be an important part of my life. I feel fortunate to be able to spend my days working with viewers and listeners who value all that WMHT offers to our region."

Sandra Beer
Manager of Planned Giving
518-880-3462
sbeer@wmht.org
WMHT
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Troy, NY 12180