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Planned Giving

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Planned Giving

 

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Learn how to leave your legacy: Estate and Gift Planning Seminars are back in 2014!

If you are interested in learning more about how to develop or update your estate plans, come to one of our seminars. Learn how to plan for the future and make gifts to loved ones and charities, completely free of charge in a laid back environment. Questions are always welcome and encouraged. For upcoming dates, click here

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Did you grow up with the Library?  Do you use your local branch or one of our world-class research libraries?  If so, help ensure that The New York Public Library remains a vital civic asset for future generations or New Yorkers by making a planned gift.  Add your legacy to those of our 19th-century founders—John Jacob Astor, James Lenox, and Samuel Tilden—and the thousands of others since whose financial support has allowed the Library to maintain its tradition of excellent and free public service.

How can you help to ensure the Library’s future?  By including the Library in your estate and financial plans in one of following ways: 

Writing My Will

Include the Library in your estate plan; it’s easy to do even if you already have a Will.

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Charitable Gift Annuity

Charitable Trusts

Other Planned Gift Options

Consider leaving assets in your retirement plan, life insurance policy, and other financial accounts to the Library.  It’s a simple and tax-efficient way to fund your legacy.

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Bigelow Society

Do any of these and become a member of the Library’s Bigelow Society, giving you access to special Library events and programs.

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Contact Planned Giving Staff

We look forward to working with you as you consider your legacy for the Library.

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