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Your Gift Matters

When you include New-York Historical Society in your estate plan, your generosity helps expand our understanding of who we are as Americans and how we came to be. Thank you for ensuring that New-York Historical can continue to document our past well into the future.

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Ways to Make History Your Legacy

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1804 Fellows

Make a gift for the future of New-York Historical and become one of our 1804 Fellows.

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With as little as one sentence, you can make a gift in your will or trust that significantly impacts the efforts of the New-York Historical Society. Whether you choose to give a set amount or a percentage of your estate, your support ensures we have the resources to convey the stories of the city and nation’s diverse populations.

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Beneficiary Designations

Naming the New-York Historical Society as a beneficiary of one of your assets, such as your retirement plan or life insurance policy, is a convenient way to ensure we can continue our mission. All it takes are a few minutes and a simple form.

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IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to give to the New-York Historical Society and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified charity without having to pay income taxes on the money.

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Give appreciated stock or mutual funds that you have owned for more than one year to avoid capital gains tax and receive a charitable income tax deduction.

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