Celebrate Your Heritage
Contribute to the future of JewishGen by planning for a special kind of gift. A planned gift creates a meaningful personal legacy at JewishGen, while securing the future of this important organization and its mission.
There are many ways to include JewishGen in your charitable giving and estate planning:
Donors who contribute through a planned gift or notify us that they have made a provision for JewishGen in their estate plans are honored and recognized as members of JewishGen's Tree of Life Society.
Each gift makes a difference. Together with your own financial planners, let us help you create a legacy to meet your unique financial, tax, and estate planning goals while ensuring that JewishGen’s mission of “preserving our history for future generations” continues.
IRA Rollover provision extended through Dec. 31, 2014
Friends of JewishGen who are 70½ or older can use their IRAs to make a gift of up to $100,000 to JewishGen without reporting the withdrawal as taxable income. Distributions must be made by December 31, 2014.
This may be most useful for donors who:
Requirements are as follows:
Qualified distributions can be used to make a gift to the JewishGen Fall Appeal and receive the following benefits:
Restrictions apply, so please consult with your advisors to determine how such a gift would affect your overall tax and estate planning.
To learn more about how distributions from your IRA to JewishGen may fit into your charitable giving, or to arrange a confidential consultation, please contact Avraham Groll, JewishGen's Director of Business Operations, at (646) 437-4326 or email to agroll@JewishGen.org.