Lucia Chase in Pilar of Fire.
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The Lucia Chase Society
Honor The Legacy By Joining The Lucia Chase Society
Your legacy can ensure ours when you join the Lucia Chase Society. Members of the Society generously support the American Ballet Theatre through their will or by creative planned-giving arrangements. Planned gifts, such as charitable trusts or bequests, can provide for you and your loved ones while guaranteeing the Company’s future.
The Lucia Chase Society, named for ABT’s Founding Director, recognizes and thanks dedicated supporters who are helping to ensure the future of ABT.
We hope you join us in ensuring that ABT continues to thrive in the 21st Century and beyond.
Ways To Give To ABT Based On Your Individual Needs
There are various ways you can leave a legacy to ABT that meet your philanthropic and personal needs. Federal/State Tax benefits depend on the type of gift that you generously give to ABT. Please note that you should seek counseling from your financial advisor for all estate planning. To start your confidential conversation, please contact ABT’s Development Department at 212.477.3030 ext. 3241 or Majorgifts@abt.org.
Charitable TrustsNo capital-gain tax when trust is established or property sold. There is a federal income-tax deduction for the charitable remainder value of your interest.
BequestsA bequest in your will to ABT is fully tax deductible for estate tax purposes.
Retirement PlansThere is no federal income tax due on the funds that pass to ABT.
Life Insurance PoliciesAssign all your rights to the policy to ABT and designate ABT as an irrevocable beneficiary under your life insurance policy.
Federal Tax Information: ABT’s legal name is the “Ballet Theatre Foundation, Inc." and is a 501(c)(3) organization. ABT’s federal tax identification number (#EIN) is 13-1882106.