Good for you. Good for the redwoods.
There's a way for you to support Save the Redwoods League and feel confident that you have dependable income in your retirement years. You can do this with a charitable gift annuity (CGA).
This type of donation can provide you with regular payments and allow us to protect and restore redwood forests. You can also qualify for a variety of tax benefits, including a federal income tax charitable deduction when you itemize.
Your payments depend on your age at the time of the donation. If you are younger than 60, we recommend that you learn more about your options and download this FREE guide, Deferred Gift Annuities: Plan Now, Benefit Later.
"A charitable gift annuity actually offered a higher yield than our current investments, plus tax deductions. How could we say no to doing well by doing good?"
—Pam Rozelle, Redwood Legacy Circle Member
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Payments for Life
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An Example of How a CGA Works
Phillip, 66, and Mary, 65, want to make a contribution to the League but they also want to ensure that they have dependable income during their retirement years. They establish a $20,000 charitable gift annuity.
Based on their ages, they will receive a payment rate of 3.9%, which means that they will receive $780 each year for the remainder of their lives. They're also eligible for a federal income tax charitable deduction of $4,878* when they itemize. Finally, they know that after their lifetimes, the remaining amount will be used to support our mission.
*Based on a 1.2% charitable midterm federal rate. Deductions and calculations will vary depending on your personal circumstances.
See How It Works
- Contact Deborah White at 415-820-5828 or DWhite@SaveTheRedwoods.org for additional information on charitable gift annuities or to chat more about the personal benefits of creating an annuity with the League.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include the League in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Save the Redwoods League
Address: 111 Sutter Street, 11th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104
Federal Tax ID Number: 94-0843915
Save the Redwoods League is currently not licensed by the State of California to issue gift annuity contracts, however we can work with other organizations to administer such an arrangement to fully benefit our work.
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Information contained herein was accurate at the time of posting. The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.