The easiest, most common way for you to support the Anne Carlsen Center is with cash gifts—typically gifts by check.
Is This Gift Right for You?
If are looking to give an outright gift of cash, the maximum deduction for cash gifts is 50 percent of your adjusted gross income. If filing jointly, use your aggregate adjusted gross income. Any excess deduction may be carried over for up to five additional years.
Benefits of This Gift
When you make a cash gift by currency, credit card or check to the Anne Carlsen Center, both parties benefit. Your generosity enables us to meet our most urgent needs and carry out our mission on a daily basis. Your benefits include:
- The ability to choose how your gift is used.
- The opportunity to see the results of your generosity.
- An immediate charitable deduction on your federal income taxes, when you itemize.
How to Make This Gift
For gifts by check of less than $250, a copy of the check is sufficient documentation. For a check of $250 or more, you should obtain a receipt from the charity.
For other contributions, be sure to get a written acknowledgement of your gift from the Anne Carlsen Center, It must include:
- The amount of cash contributed.
- Whether you received any goods or services in exchange for the gift.
- A description and good faith estimate of the value of any goods or services you received in return.
For more Information
We understand these gifts are complicated, that’s why we would be happy to work with you and your advisors to discuss a potential gift that meets your financial goals while also supporting our mission. You are not alone in making these life-impacting decisions. Please contact the Anne Carlsen Center Foundation at 1-800-568-5175 to help you answer any questions you may have or to futher discuss your giving options.
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