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Create an enduring legacy

You can make a lasting impact on the fight for civil rights for future generations by leaving a gift to NAACP in your will, designating us as a beneficiary, or other legacy means.

make civil rights your legacy

Planned gifts are easy to make and represent a present-day commitment to the long-term future  You can make a lasting impact on our ability to fight for civil rights while also achieving tax relief and preserving your assets for the next generation. The option that is best for you will depend on your circumstances. We encourage you to speak with your attorney or financial planner to determine what makes the most sense for you and your family.

  • Include NAACP in your will
    Whether you designate a specific amount or leave a percentage of your estate, your legacy gift is an investment in our future.

  • Designate NAACP as a beneficiary
    Naming NAACP as a beneficiary in your retirement plans, life insurance policies, and annuities creates a lasting foundation for our urgent work.

  • Donate non-cash assets
    Donating certain non-cash assets like real estate, stocks and bonds can provide significant tax benefits while advancing our mission. 

  • Make qualified charitable distributions
    If you are 70½ or older, you can give up to $100,000 per year from your IRA without any income tax implications.

The information provided on this page is intended for informational purposes only. We recommend consulting with your attorney and/or financial planner to determine giving options that make the most sense for you and your circumstances.

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Support the Ongoing Work of Racial Justice and Equality

Your donation helps to accelerate the next legislative milestone, break more barriers, and make a concrete difference in the everyday lives of Black Americans.

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