By making a planned gift to the Y, you can continue to create a healthier and stronger New York City for years to come. And, we’d love to thank you today by welcoming you into The Heritage Society, a group of dedicated supporters who have included the YMCA in their estate plans, and are recognized throughout the year for their generosity. 

We welcome the opportunity to have a confidential conversation with you at no obligation. Contact us at:

Legal name: Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York
Address: 5 West 63rd Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10023
Federal tax ID number: 13-1624228

Mailing Address
YMCA of Greater New York
Fund Development
5 West 63rd Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10023

YMCA of Greater New York is a 501(C)(3)

Popular Ways to Give

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A Gift in Your Will or Living Trust

Include a bequest in your will or living trust to the YMCA of Greater New York.

Contact us at for sample language to include.
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IRA Charitable Rollover or QCD

Donate up to $100,000 per year from your IRA directly to the Y without having to pay income taxes on the money. You must be 70½ to take advantage of this benefit.
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Charitable Gift Annuities

Provides you with regular payments and allows us to further our work. Receive a variety of tax benefits, including a federal income tax charitable deduction when you itemize.
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Charitable Remainder Trusts

Potential for partial charitable income tax deduction. Potential for increased income. Up-front capital gains tax avoidance. Payments can be set up as annuity trusts or unitrusts.
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Beneficiary Designations

Name the YMCA of Greater New York as a beneficiary to receive assets such as retirement plans and life insurance policies.
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Real Estate

Donating appreciated property you have held longer than one year can qualify you for a federal income tax charitable deduction and avoid capital gains tax. Deed the property directly to the YMCA or add language in your will or trust agreement.
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Donor Advised Funds

Provides flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to the Y. Recommend a grant now for an immediate impact or use your fund as a tool for future charitable gifts.

For more information on popular ways to give, check out our FAQs page.

Your Impact

Your generosity provides life-changing opportunities for New Yorkers.

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