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Smart Ways to Give Before 2023 Ends

Would you like to finish this year with a gift that maximizes your impact and reduces your taxes? Consider the four smart options below. Make an Immediate Difference When you support our mission by simply writing a check, you make great things... Read More

Why Your Legacy Matters

You may have heard that “leaving a legacy” is important to nonprofits like the American Museum of Natural History. But what makes legacy giving so different from writing a check or donating online? Legacy gifts… Focus on the future. The support we receive... Read More

New Retirement Laws

2023’s new laws include retirement changes that may affect your saving and your giving. Increase in required minimum distribution (RMD) age Retirees must now begin taking taxable withdrawals at age 73 in 2023, up from the previous 72. (That... Read More

Jesup Legacy Circle

Ensuring the Museum's Long-Term Success

More than 100 years ago, Maria DeWitt Jesup, devoted naturalist and wife of former Museum President Morris Jesup, knew that this Museum would shape future generations of learners and scientists. To preserve the Musuem’s important research,... Read More

Bequest Language for a Gift in your Will

Planning for the future and creating the legacy you wish to leave is one of the most effective ways to ensure a lasting impact. Making a gift in your will or living trust, known as a bequest, can guarantee that your legacy endures. Your gift may be... Read More

Charitable Gift Annuity

Gifts That Pay You Income

There's a way for you to support the American Museum of Natural History and feel confident that you have dependable income in your retirement years. You can do this with a charitable gift annuity.  With a  charitable gift annuity  you... Read More