Estate Planning

You do not need to have a fortune to give a lasting gift to Environmental Advocates of New York. Planned gifts, both large and small, play a critical role in ensuring the future of Environmental Advocates. Any size gift can make a significant impact.

We hope you'll consider including a gift to Environmental Advocates of New York in your will or living trust. Called a charitable bequest, this type of gift offers these main benefits:

1: Simplicity. Just a few sentences in your will or trust are all that is needed. Share the sample bequest language for Environmental Advocates of New York with your estate planning attorney:

I give and bequeath to Environmental Advocates of New York, Tax ID# 22-2360736, the sum of $______ (or _______% of my estate, or ___% of the rest and remainder of my estate).

2: Flexibility. Because you are not actually making a gift until after your lifetime, you can change your mind at any time.

3: Versatility. You can structure the bequest to leave a specific amount of money, make the gift contingent on certain events, or leave a percentage of your estate to us.

4: Tax Relief. If your estate is subject to estate tax, your gift is entitled to an estate tax charitable deduction for the gift's full value.

Environmental Advocates of New York can also be named as beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy and will accept gifts of closely held stock, pending board approval. Please contact us at the numbers below* to learn more.

The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For legal or tax advice, please consult an attorney.

*Contact: Sarah Young, Director of Individual Giving at (646) 716-1200.