Other Ways to Give
Giving By Check
If you would prefer to send a check, please mail it to:
ProgressNow Colorado or ProgressNow Colorado Education
1714 Humboldt St.
Denver, CO 80218
You can double your support with an employer matching gift. Find out if your employer participates and take advantage of this easy way to increase your contribution. Please contact us at 303-991-1900 for more information.
Gifts of Stock
Transferring appreciated stocks to ProgressNow Colorado Education is a great way to support innovative education on the issues of the day. When you donate publicly traded stocks to ProgressNow Colorado Education, you may avoid capital gains taxes. You may also take the full fair market value of the gift as a charitable deduction on your income taxes. Contact us at info[at]progressnowcolorado.org or 303-991-1900 to learn more or make a gift.
By thoughtfully remembering ProgressNow Colorado in your estate plans, you can leave the legacy of a progressive Colorado and ensure that your grandchildren — and their children — can enjoy a better Colorado. At the same time, a bequest to ProgressNow Colorado Education – a tax exempt charitable organization – can help reduce or eliminate taxes which might otherwise be owed on your estate.
Giving through your will or trust
For legal purposes, our corporate name is ProgressNow Colorado Education. We are an IRS-approved 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization; our tax exempt identification number is 73-1674017.
If you already have a will, you can use the suggested wording below to make a codicil that names ProgressNow Colorado Education a beneficiary of your estate. To avoid estate or inheritance taxes on your gift: “I direct that no estate or inheritance taxes be paid from the share of any property devised or bequeathed to ProgressNow Colorado Education.”
A specific bequest allows you to leave a gift, usually in the form of a cash disbursement. Suggested language: “I give, devise and bequeath to ProgressNow Colorado Education, 1714 Humboldt St, Denver, Colorado 80218 the sum of $[amount] to be used for its general purposes.”
A residuary bequest allows you to leave a remainder or a percentage of your estate to PNCE. To leave a residuary: “I give, devise and bequeath to the ProgressNow Colorado Education, 1714 Humboldt St, Denver, Colorado 80218 all [or insert %] of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, to be used for its general purposes.”
A contingency bequest allows you to make your gift contingent on other circumstances. To make your bequest contingent: “If any of the above-named beneficiaries should predecease me, I hereby bequeath her or his share to the ProgressNow Colorado Education, 1714 Humboldt St, Denver, Colorado 80218 to be used for its general purposes.”
There are many other ways to include ProgressNow Colorado Education in your estate plans, including IRAs, or gift annuities. We are not in a position to offer financial or estate planning advice. We recommend reviewing any gift plan with your personal advisors.