Your Contribution, Our Future

Planned Giving

Since 1891 The New York Botanical Garden has been a leading force in advancing knowledge about plants, preserving biodiversity, and enhancing lives for countless visitors who come to the Garden for its natural beauty.

When you include the Botanical Garden in your estate plans, you help sustain the Garden's mission and provide support for its acclaimed collections and programs for generations to come. A legacy gift can take many forms. You can name The New York Botanical Garden as a beneficiary in your Will, life insurance, IRA, or retirement plan.

You can also establish a gift that will provide you payments for life by funding a charitable gift annuity or a charitable remainder trust.

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Give it Twice Trust - Helping Children and Charity

You may be looking for a way to provide your children with income while making a gift to The New York Botanical Garden. The Give it Twice Trust is a popular option that allows you to transfer your IRA at death to a term of years unitrust. The unitrust will pay income to your family for a number of years and then distribute the balance to charity.

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Benefits of a Give it Twice Trust

  • Full value of IRA invested to produce income.
  • Payments made to children for a term of years.
  • Estate tax deduction and savings for your gift.
  • Supports the work of The New York Botanical Garden.

How this Plan Meets Your Goals

The Give it Twice Trust helps you meet your goals

  • Save on income and estate taxes.
  • Treat your children equally.
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