Memorials and Tribute Gifts
Honor Someone Special With a Future Gift in Their Name
If you have a loved one who has been impacted by American Chemical Society, 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 the work of our mission. 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.
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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 ACS for its tireless efforts to better his community.
Sarah decided to make a gift to ACS in her father's name using appreciated securities. Not only will her father's legacy live on at ACS thanks to the gift and a commemorative plaque, 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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- Contact Mary Bet Dobson, CAP® at 202-872-6210 or PlannedGifts@acs.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at ACS.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you make a memorial gift to ACS through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: American Chemical Society
Address: 1155 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036
Federal Tax ID Number: 53-0196572