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Planned Giving

Make Children’s Education Part of Your Legacy

AFC’s Legacy Giving Program offers a range of planned giving opportunities for dedicated donors of any age to deepen their commitment to protecting the education rights of students from families with low incomes in New York City. Making a planned gift to AFC carries on your passion for education and ensures that AFC is fortified to serve future generations of students facing obstacles to their learning.

Making a legacy gift would be your ultimate act of generosity to make a lasting impact on the lives of the students AFC serves.

The Benefits of Planned Giving:

  • You will have the comfort of knowing that your generous planned gift will sustain AFC’s capacity and impact by providing a source of long-term financial support;
  • You and your beneficiaries may benefit from federal estate tax savings, the elimination or reduction of capital gains taxes, and the opportunity to increase spendable income; *
  • You will be a valued member of a community of AFC’s most dedicated supporters who’ve committed to protecting students’ right to learn for years to come.

 Your Planned Giving Options*:

  • Make a bequest.
  • Name AFC as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy.
  • Include AFC in your retirement plan.
  • Create a charitable lead trust.
  • Arrange a charitable remainder trust.

*This information is not intended as legal, accounting, or financial planning advice. For advice or assistance with your particular situation, you should consult an attorney or other professional adviser.

Planned Giving that Works for You

Planned gifts come in many forms and sizes. Whether you choose to remember AFC in your will or trust or by beneficiary designation, you have the flexibility of making a legacy gift to AFC, at any age, that best fits the unique circumstances of your family and finances.

For more information on creating your legacy of support for AFC through planned giving, please contact Edgar Trinidad, Assistant Director of Development, at or (212) 822-9512.

We can assist you and your advisors to complete your gift in a way that benefits your estate and makes clear your intention to support AFC’s work.

If you have already arranged for a planned gift to AFC, please let us know so we may honor your support.