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Ways to Give

Recurring or one-time support for Meadowmount can be directed through our website, by check, wire transfers, or through the gift of securities. As a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, your gift to Meadowmount School of Music is tax deductible.

For more information, or to inform us of your intent to include Meadowmount School of Music in your legacy giving, reach out to Wendy Baker, Development Director, by phone at 518-962-2400 or email at wendy@meadowmount.org

Gifts of stock & IRA Distributions

Gifts of Stock & IRA Distributions

Retirement funds and IRAs can be a source for charitable contributions, including naming Meadowmount School of Music as a beneficiary. If you are over the age of 70.5, you can transfer your IRA required contribution directly to Meadowmount School of Music. 

We are also able to accept the direct transfer of gifts of securities, bonds, mutual funds, or commodities, which avoids capital gains tax and allows for a tax deduction of the full market value of the stock on the date of the gift.

Legacy Giving

Legacy Giving

Establishing a philanthropic legacy at Meadowmount School of Music can be one of the most impactful ways to make a difference for Meadowmount students. Legacy dollars can offer significant tax benefits through the establishment of endowed funds to support our students, or program and capital planning. 

Gifts of recurring IRA distributions, life insurance policies naming Meadowmount School of Music as a primary or contingent beneficiary, or bequests within estate planning can all be impactful ways to make a difference over time. Combining your legacy with ours will help ensure Meadowmount continues to provide an unmatched experience for young artists preparing for distinguished careers in music. 

Legacy Giving
Establishing an Endowed Fund

Establishing an Endowed Fund

Through the establishment of an endowed fund, philanthropic dollars can grow exponentially over time and can guarantee targeted support to a requested fund. 

Endowed funds ensure that money is available in perpetuity to help Meadowmount students afford tuition costs, support high quality programming, and provide for annual capital improvements for our campus. Each year a portion of the accrued interest funds a disbursement; the remainder is returned to the endowment so that it will grow every year. Endowed funds become an integral part of Meadowmount, therefore donors often choose to create one or more to commemorate the legacy of a faculty member, fellow student, distinguished musician, or another important individual.

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