Charitable Gift Annuity

A charitable gift annuity provides fixed payments for life in exchange for a gift of cash or securities to Bennington College. Gift annuities are easy to set up and the payments you receive are backed by the general resources of Bennington College.   

charitable gift annuity could be right for you if:

  • You want to maintain or increase your cash flow.
  • You want the security of fixed, dependable payments for life.
  • You want to save income taxes or capital gains taxes.
  • You would like income that is partially tax-free.
  • You want to make a generous gift to Bennington.
  • You are considering a gift amount of $10,000 or more.
  • You are at least 60 years of age.

Sample Annuity Rates for Gift Amount of $10,000

Age Payment Rate Annuity Deduction

60

3.9%

$390

$2,225

66

4.3%

$430

$3,122

72

4.9%

$490

$3,965

78

6%

$600

$4,555

*For illustrative purposes only. Deductions and calculations will vary depending on the timing of your gift and personal circumstances.