How has rock and roll enriched your life?
Now is your chance to create a lasting legacy that recognizes that impact by joining a select group of individuals that share your passion!
As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational institution, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum relies on the generosity of donors to help us fulfill our mission of preserving and presenting the history of the music that changed the world. Annual fund gifts, membership dues and other donations support our annual operations and important educational programming. Individuals that wish to do something more lasting may leave a legacy for future generations by supporting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Endowment Fund by including the Museum in their estate plans.
Planned gifts benefit a donor by:
Planned gifts benefit the Museum by:
(This information is not intended as legal advice; in all cases please consult your financial advisor for specific details.)
One of the easiest ways to provide enduring support to the Museum is to include a bequest in your will or trust that names Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum as a beneficiary. A bequest is not subject to Federal or state estate or inheritance taxes and is deductible in calculating your taxable estate. Sample Language
Designating the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to receive any benefits remaining in your retirement plan or using them during your lifetime to fund a charitable gift to the Museum may effectively reduce the taxes that will otherwise be imposed on those accounts. Sample Language
This type of gift is very easy. You make an irrevocable contribution of cash or marketable securities and in return are paid an income for life. After your death, the remaining principal will pass to the Museum to be used as you have instructed. These gift annuities result in an immediate tax deduction for a portion of the value of the gift. Sample Language
If you establish a charitable trust to make regular lifetime payments to you and others, you can designate the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to receive the remainder, realizing lifetime security and an immediate tax deduction for a portion of the value of the trust. Sample Language
Gifts of tangible personal property, such as artifacts and memorabilia, are generally eligible for the same tax benefits as gifts of securities. But, there are special procedures. Please contact the Development department if you are considering such a gift. Sample Language
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