Thank you for considering a gift to support the Azalea Research Fund.
Since the Fund is a part of the 501(c)(3) tax exempt Azalea Society of America, donations to the Azalea Research Fund are charitable contributions under Section 170 of the US Internal Revenue Code. Donations to the Azalea Research Fund may be deductible from your Federal taxes. We seek donations from our members, non-members, and other organizations and corporations which have an interest in azaleas. Your generosity will help the Fund meet its goal of funding azalea research activities that will benefit all who have an interest in azaleas.
Ways To Give
You can help build the Fund immediately by making donations of cash or other assets now, and you can help for the future by including the Azalea Research Fund in your estate plans. The benefits can include:
• Significant income and estate tax benefits.
• Leaving an extraordinary and truly lasting legacy.
• Public acknowledgement (unless designated anonymous).
A gift to the ARF is an investment in the future that also provides tremendous benefits and satisfaction to the donor. In addition the federal government has created many tax policy incentives to reward charitable donations to eligible organizations. Many of the planned giving tools that are briefly described here create the opportunity for you to substantially assist the development of the Azalea Research Fund and take varying advantage of these tax incentives.
There are a number of different ways in which gifts may be made to the Azalea Research Fund. Your tax or financial advisors can determine the method that satisfies your personal financial goals and giving goals. A giving tool can be designed to meet your specific objectives. Some of the common giving techniques or tools are described here.
Direct Gift: You may make specific gifts of money or other liquid assets to the Azalea Research Fund during your lifetime, which may be claimed as a charitable deduction on your Federal income tax form. Cash donations can be made by check, money order, direct deposit, or online via PayPal:
Please make your contribution check payable to ASA-ARF, and mail to:
Azalea Research Fund
7085 Sawyer Road
Signal Mountain, TN 37377