Ways you can continue to give to Schenectady ARC

Gift of

Appreciated Stock

  • When you make a gift of appreciated stock to Schenectady ARC, you may receive an immediate tax deduction and savings on capital gains taxes.  This is how it works:

    • You transfer securities to Schenectady ARC
    • Schenectady ARC sells your securities and uses the proceeds to fund priority needs


    Click here to download a transfer form to fill out and discuss with your broker

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Gift of

Life Insurance

  • Naming Schenectady ARC as a beneficiary of a policy can help provide future resources to strengthen our supports and services for people with disabilities.  This is how it works:

    • You name Schenectady ARC as beneficiary of a life insurance policy
    • At death the policy proceeds are paid to Schenectady ARC to fund priority needs

Planned Giving

Estate Plans

  • There are many ways to remember Schenectady ARC in your estate plans. These legacy gifts help provide for the future of Schenectady ARC and enhance our ability to continue to provide exceptional programs and services to individuals of all ages with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

    One of the most common ways to make a gift to benefit Schenectady ARC is through a bequest.  

    Click here to see different types of bequests and sample bequest language.


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If you have any questions or would like additional information about these ways to support Schenectady ARC, please contact the Associate Executive Director for Development at giving@arcschenectady.org or by telephone at 518-688-8279.

The information contained here is not intended as legal or tax advice.  Schenectady ARC recommends that you consult with your legal and financial advisors regarding all charitable gift planning