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Bequests and Planned Giving

RECENT NEWS! Congress has passed legislation extending the IRA charitable rollover. For more information, click here.


The following pages will offer ideas as to how you can be a partner in our mission to help entertainment professionals through a planned gift.

There are as many different ways to support The Actors Fund as there are needs for your support and there are rewards beyond the tax benefits. Partner with us in changing lives and it just might change your life! Just follow the links below that introduce several estate planning opportunities along with some stories about those who have provided planned gift support.

Gifts of Intellectual Property Albert Hackett
Charitable Remainder Trusts Bob Pryor
Charitable Gift Annuities Bill Herz
Charitable Lead Trusts Helen Hayes


There are several other ways that planned giving can benefit you and The Actors Fund.

Gifts of Retirement Assets Gifts of Real Estate
Gifts of Life Insurance Bargain Sales
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Edwin Forrest Society

The Edwin Forrest Society recognizes those who have included The Actors Fund in their estate plan. If you have already included The Actors Fund in your estate plans, please let us know by calling or emailing us. We would be pleased to thank you, publicly or privately, and to make certain your intentions will be properly carried out. The Actors Fund is pleased to recognize the members of the Society. Please click here for the current list.



For more information on Bequests and Planned Giving, please contact:
Jay Haddad
Manager of Planned Giving & Major Gifts
212.221.7300 ext. 128