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Ways to Give

There are many ways to make an impact with CPLC. Whether you want to address an immediate need or leave a lasting legacy, here are some ways that you can support the causes and issues you care about. Contact us at give@cplc.org with any questions.

You can make an immediate gift to support CPLC programs right now. Plus, donations to CPLC of up to $400 for individuals or up to $800 for couples filing jointly are eligible for the dollar-for-dollar Arizona tax credit for gifts to Qualifying Charitable Organizations (QCOs). Our QCO number is 20056.

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Or, mail a check to:

Chicanos Por La Causa
1112 E Buckeye Road
Phoenix, AZ 85034

Please include the word “Donation” in the memo line.

Donations of appreciated stock that you have owned for more than one year are an especially smart way to give, providing you with a charitable deduction and savings on capital gains tax. This can provide you with even more benefits than donating cash. Your broker can assist you in making a gift of stock with the information in our Gift of Stock form.

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A gift to Chicanos Por La Causa in your will or trust is a simple way to make an impact that costs you nothing during your lifetime. You ensure your legacy lives on to empower lives-- while maintaining access to your assets and the ability to change your mind.

Bequests are exempt from federal estate taxes, meaning the charitable deduction you receive can offset your estate taxes and provide a larger inheritance for your family. Gifts may be for a specific amount or a percentage of your estate.

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If you've left a gift to CPLC in your will, contact us at give@cplc.org to let us know! By making this decision, you are invited to become a member of the Terri Cruz Legacy Society.

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) are funds from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) that can be donated to a nonprofit organization without first recognizing it as income. QCDs are also sometimes referred to as IRA Charitable Rollovers. If you are above the age of 70.5 and have a Traditional IRA, you are eligible to make a QCD.

QCDs reduce your taxable income. Normally, funds withdrawn from your Traditional IRA count towards your annual income, increasing your tax burden and possibly moving you into a higher tax bracket. QCDs are an exception to this rule—funds go directly from your IRA to a charitable organization without counting towards your annual income.

QCDs satisfy Required Minimum Distributions. Required minimum distributions are amounts that you must withdraw annually from your Traditional IRA once you reach a certain age. Making a QCD gift can meet the RMD requirement and avoid penalties.

Contact your IRA administrator to make a gift from your IRA to CPLC, and contact us at give@cplc.org to let us know if you have done so.

This flexible gift enables you to leave a legacy without using up cash or other assets designated for your heirs, and can provide an estate tax deduction.

To make a gift, contact your insurance provider or broker and ask for a beneficiary designation form. Complete the form, sign, and mail back to your provider or broker—and email us at give@cplc.org to let us know! By making this gift, you can become a member of the Terri Cruz Legacy Society

A Donor-Advised Fund is a flexible and cost-effective way to support your favorite charities. To make a gift from your Donor-Advised Fund, use the tool below to look up the appropriate forms: