As an alternative to mailing your tax-deductible contribution to the NYAC Athlete’s Fund, you may prefer to make it here, via our secure web site.
and complete the secure application. You will receive a letter of acknowledgment confirming the tax deductibility of your contribution.
Support the Athlete's Fund
Donate appreciated securities to the NYAC Athlete’s Fund: Gifts of appreciated securities may confer significant tax benefits for the donor. For example, contributions of securities held for over a year are generally deductible at market value, regardless of what the donor paid for the securities. In addition, the donor avoids paying any capital gains tax. The donor should check with his or her tax advisor with respect to the tax benefits associated with a specific charitable contribution.
Leave a Legacy to the NYAC Athlete’s Fund: Including The Athlete’s Fund as a beneficiary in your will for a specific sum or a portion of your estate is a wonderful way to assist with the furtherance of it’s charitable mission. The federal estate tax, which disappeared in 2010, sprang back to life in 2011. An estate may benefit from a deduction for charitable contributions. Please discuss this, and all tax matters, with your tax adviser.
Transfer Instructions for Gifts of Securities
The Athlete’s Fund’s financial institution is Merrill Lynch. Questions relating to instructions to transfer gifts of securities to the benefit of The NYAC Athlete’s Fund should be directed to:
Merrill Lynch – Pluta/Selvin Group - (800) 618-6591
Ask For: Sally Henry, Wanda Rodriguez, or Andrea Herrera
In order to ensure a smooth transfer of your gift of securities, please have your broker provide Merrill Lynch with the details of your gift, including:
The name and type of the security, number of shares or units being transferred and the approximate timing of your gift.
Merrill Lynch will in turn provide your broker with specific instructions, which may vary depending on the type of securities being gifted, as well as The NYAC Athlete’s Fund’s account number at Merrill Lynch.