Useful Links

American Council on Gift Annuities – gift annuity requirements listed by state

American Institute of Philanthropy – charity ratings and guides for donors

Council on Foundations – the ultimate authority on philanthropy standards, ethics, and best practices

The Foundation Center – the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide

Independent Sector

IRS – Forms and Instructions

IRS – Organizations That Qualify to Receive Deductible Contributions

Greater Hudson Valley Association of Fundraising Professionals

Mid Hudson Valley Community Profiles

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy – the country’s independent watchdog of foundations

New York Council on Nonprofits

Partnership for Philanthropic Planning – research, education, advocacy, community dialogue, and standards and best practices in philanthropic planning

Planned Giving Calculator

Planned Giving Design Center – the largest community of planned giving professionals in the world

United Way Help Center