Create a Lasting Tribute
Honor Someone Special with a Future Gift in Their Name
If you have a loved one who has been impacted by Empire State College, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday while supporting our work. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
An Example of How It Works
When Sarah's father passed away, she knew she wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for him. She remembered that during his lifetime he was always praising Empire State College for its tireless efforts supporting students.
Sarah decided to make a gift to the Empire State College in her father's name using appreciated securities. Not only will her father's legacy live on at the College, but Sarah also received a federal income tax charitable deduction (because she itemizes her taxes) and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.
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Not Sure How to Begin Planning?
- Contact Toby Tobrocke at 518-587-2100 ext. 2372 or Toby.Tobrocke@esc.edu for additional information on creating a memorial gift at the College.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you make a memorial gift to the College through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Empire State College Foundation, Inc
Address: 2 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Federal Tax ID Number: 51-0193595
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance. A copy of our most recently filed financial report is available from the Charities Registry on the New York State Attorney General’s website (www.charitiesnys.com) or, upon request, by contacting the New York State Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, or us at 2 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. You also may obtain information on charitable organizations from the New York State Office of the Attorney General at www.charitiesnys.com or (212) 416-8401.