Heritage Society

Create a lasting heritage. There are many ways you can help secure the future of the Aiken Symphony Orchestra, and these gifts are perfect ways for you to help ensure that live classical music will be available to generations of music lovers in the future.

Outright Gifts: cash and securities, real estate, or personal property.

Tax-free direct charitable IRA gifts were made permanent in 2015.

Gifts of appreciated securities or property are exempt from capital gains taxes and enhance the impact of your donation. (Since each tax situation  is different, please consult your tax advisor about making a gift of stock.)

Life Income Gifts: charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, and charitable lead trusts.*

Gifts Through Your Estate: name the Aiken Symphony Orchestra as a beneficiary in your will or specific assets such as a 401k, IRA, or life insurance policy, or a portion of your residual estate.*

*These donations will be placed in an endowment fund to meet the future needs of the Aiken Symphony Orchestra.

Please consider strengthening the Aiken Symphony Orchestra with your planned gift to help keep classical music alive in the greater Aiken area of South Carolina. By becoming a member of the Aiken Symphony Orchestra HERITAGE SOCIETY, your name will be forever inscribed in the annals of the Orchestra.

Let us know if you are considering including us in your estate plan so that we can thank you and welcome you as a member of the Heritage Society. Send an email to heritage.society@aikensymphonyorchestra.com or call (803) 295-0313.

Please note: Aiken Symphony Orchestra does not provide tax or investment information; please contact your tax or financial advisor for guidance and assistance if you are contemplating a gift to the Orchestra. Aiken Symphony Orchestra is a recognized charitable organization under Internal Revenue Service Rule 501 (c) (3).

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