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The following resources are available to assist you and your clients in the charitable giving decision making process. For additional assistance or resources, please contact us at info@cnycf.org or 315-422-9538.

Sample Language

Recommended wording for directing charitable bequests or beneficiary designations to the Community Foundation.

Information to Share

Fact sheets, forms and brochures you can utilize with your clients.

Endowment Calculator

An interactive demonstration on the power of endowment.

Gift Planning Calculations

Request sample illustrations that demonstrate charitable deducation amount, life income stream and amount expected for charity.

News & Articles

Articles that look in more detail at Central New York's imminent transfer of wealth and provide helpful techniques for choosing the right charitable gift vehicle.


  • The Reids

    It feels wonderful to know we can make a difference even after we are gone.

  • Mary Mathews

    After I am gone, myfund will still be giving in my parents’ names to support the current needs of our community.

  • Anne Lloyd

    I now feel a strong desire to help others by giving back to the same community that so greatly impacted my life.

  • Lee Gatta

    My husband Joe and I decided to pay support forward by establishing a charitable giving plan.

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