Including North Country School in your will or estate plans is vital to the future of our mission and program.
Annual gifts and capital gifts are, of course, essential and needed at all times. However, deferred planned giving through legacy gifts provides another avenue for forward-thinking donors to make a meaningful gift that extends philanthropic influence beyond the donor's lifetime.
And by making a legacy gift, you become an honored member of our Balanced Rocks Circle (BRC).
Options for leaving a legacy range from making a simple bequest to donating a portion of retirement assets, life insurance or property. All are easy and allow you to join our Balanced Rocks Circle.
If you have any questions or want more information about planned legacy giving, please contact Matt Donahue, Director of Advancement at (518) 837-5446 or email Matt Donahue.
- INCLUDING NCS IN YOUR WILL WITH A SIMPLE BEQUEST
- DONATING A PORTION OF YOUR RETIREMENT PLAN ASSETS
- DONATING LIFE INSURANCE
- DONATING REAL ESTATE AND APPRECIATED SECURITIES
- ESTABLISHING AN ANNUITY OR TRUST
Your bequest can be added to your existing will as an amendment or codicil, so you don't have to revise the entire document.
I hereby give to North Country School, a not-for-profit organization located in Lake Placid, NY:
The sum of $__________ (amount)
AND/OR __________% of the reside of my estate
AND/OR the following described property __________ (description)
to be used for ____________________ (stated purpose).
A residence, vacation home, farm, acreage and securities may have appreciated in value over the years to the extent that the sale would result in a sizable capital gains tax. By donating these to NCS, you avoid capital gains taxes and receive a charitable deduction for full fair market value from one to five years.