The campaign for the Center for Science Education provides a multitude of giving opportunities designed to accommodate multinational corporations, locally based businesses, foundations, organizations, and individuals. They include
Gifts of cash, by check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card), are typically fully deductible, to the extent allowed by law, for donors who itemize deductions. To make a gift online now, click here.
To contribute to the Buy a Brick … Build a Legacy program, click here.
Gifts of long-term appreciated securities such as stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares may be deducted at the fair market value of the securities on the date of the gift and may provide you with the additional benefit of avoiding tax on the capital gains portion of the gift.
Pledges give you additional flexibility in planning a gift and often enable a larger donation. You may make a pledge commitment over a mutually agreed-upon time period.
Planned or Deferred Gifts
As part of your long-range financial planning, you may wish to make a planned or deferred gift, one that will be received after you have provided for your loved ones and yourself. Such a gift may save money on taxes and fulfill your charitable plans. Types of planned gifts include
Life Income Gifts
Life income gifts, such as charitable remainder trusts and charitable gift annuities, provide you with income for life while making a deferred gift to NSTA. Life income gifts can offer an immediate income tax deduction.
This category also includes life insurance policies, through which the donor can designate NSTA as the beneficiary.
The easiest planned gift is to name NSTA in your will.