American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Planned Giving

The American College of Endocrinology (the College) established two charitable gift annuity programs back in 1997; the exclusive Tax Smart™ Annuity and the Section 170™ Plan. These income, estate, and financial planning products are available to AACE members, as well as the general public.

What is a gift annuity?

A gift annuity is an agreement between a donor and a charity in which the charitable organization pays a donor a fixed income for life in return for the donor’s gift of cash, real estate, securities or other assets while receiving tax savings. With a charitable gift annuity, a donor can give and receive. The charity, through the generosity of the donor, fulfills its mission of goodwill to the greater community. It’s a gift that keeps giving!

What are the advantages of a gift annuity?

This type of gifting instrument, available to you through the College, provides a fixed income stream that has immediate tax benefits and tax planning advantages, and at the same time allows you to make a meaningful gift to the College while possibly enhancing you, and your family's, future financial security. These powerful programs remove the worries of market risk, interest rate risk, and the concern of outliving your income when planning your financial future. Gift annuities offer a significantly higher return than taxable investments, gets assets to your heirs tax-free, and is an ideal investment vehicle for seniors. Depending on your age, a substantial portion of the annuity income is tax-free.

How can I purchase a gift annuity through the American College of Endocrinology?

Take the steps now to gain control over your present and future financial life. To learn more about charitable gift annuities available through the College and how it can benefit you visit:
Tax Smart Annuity
Section 170 Plan

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