Endowed Gifts

Your Gift Can Last Forever

An endowment gift to Society for Science & the Public today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to an endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.

Endowment donations are invested. A portion of the annual income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at the Society. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.

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An Example of How It Works

Couple Smiling Longtime Society for Science & the Public supporters Susan and Charlie have two goals: First, they want to make sure the Society continues to receive support after they're gone. Second, they want to memorialize Charlie's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jones.

Susan and Charlie make a $25,000 donation to the Society, which we invest, and each year, a portion of the income from the invested money will be used to support our mission in honor of the Joneses. Plus, Susan and Charlie qualify for a federal income tax charitable deduction on their taxes.

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Next Steps

  1. Contact Bruce Makous, CAP, CFRE at 202-872-5138 or plannedgiving@societyforscience.org to discuss endowed gifts.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include the Society in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal name: Society for Science & the Public
Address: Washington, DC
Federal tax ID number: 53-0196483

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