Support

 

Support

The Woodlawn Conservancy is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that carries out the historical and cultural activities of Woodlawn Cemetery. All donations to the Conservancy are tax-deductible. Your donation supports our public programming, our educational programming, and the care of the collection of funerary art we hold in trust for our families and visitors. Support to the Conservancy also helps train a new generation of career-ready preservationists in restoration and beautification of both the built and natural environment.

Please click the link below to donate, or to donate by check, please mail to Woodlawn Cemetery, 4199 Webster Avenue, Bronx, NY 10470.

President’s Circle

The Woodlawn President’s Circle is comprised of a group of Woodlawn Cemetery’s closest supporters whose contributions are designated toward those immediate and long-term priorities that help preserve Woodlawn now and into the future.

Members make unrestricted gifts of $1,000 or more annually. We invite you to join this esteemed group of donors.

BENEFITS OF PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP:

  • Invitation to participate in all annual events at Woodlawn
  • Invitations to exclusive President’s Circle events
  • Private cemetery tours with leadership
  • News and communications from the President’s Office

To learn more about becoming a member of the Woodlawn President’s Circle, please call (718) 408-5627. If you would like to donate by check, please mail to Woodlawn Cemetery, 4199 Webster Avenue, Bronx, NY 10470, Attn: Conservancy.

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Legacy Circle

The Woodlawn Legacy Circle is comprised of those supporters who have made a planned gift to Woodlawn such as a bequest, retirement plan, real estate or other property, life income including charitable remainder trusts and charitable gift annuities, and privately-held business interests.

Today, there are many options for planned gifts available to you, designed to meet both your personal needs and help establish or strengthen your legacy with Woodlawn.

Many legacy gifts, in fact, offer substantial benefits for you and your loved ones. A legacy gift to Woodlawn may:

  • Provide attractive tax benefits
  • Create a meaningful legacy by enriching the education of countless young people, conservation of our natural resources and preservation of our historic structures
  • Create lifetime income

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BENEFITS OF LEGACY CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP:

  • Invitation to participate in all annual events at Woodlawn
  • Name listed in the Legacy Circle newsletter
  • Invitation to exclusive events
  • Private cemetery tours with leadership
  • News and communications from the President’s Office
  • Commemorative items emblematic of your membership

HOW IT WORKS:

  • Notify the Woodlawn Conservancy of your intent by calling (718) 408-5627
  • Include a bequest provision in your will or revocable trust (see sample text below)
  • Upon your death, the Woodlawn Conservancy receives the bequest you specified

Sample bequest language to review with your estate planning professional:

I give the sum of ______ dollars or _________% of my estate (or description of securities or other property to the Woodlawn Conservancy, a federally tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization with offices at 4199 Webster Ave., Bronx, NY 10470. This gift is unrestricted (or a specific designation.)

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