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Make a Legacy Gift

Many people leave a gift to charity in their estate plans because they care about the causes that are important in their lives. Putting a legacy gift in place is easy, and it is an impactful way to continue to help enterprising women and men achieve sustained prosperity.

Individuals who make a legacy gift to TechnoServe are welcomed as members of the Ed Bullard Legacy Society, named in honor of our founder. Ed believed strongly in providing a sound financial future for the organization and for the people we serve.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss how a legacy gift will make a meaningful impact in the lives of millions and ensure we are able to strengthen and grow this remarkable organization well into the future.

Learn more about Ed Bullard Society planned giving options and contact Andrea Stepanski, Manager Major Gifts, at astepanski@tns.org or +1 202 719 1331 for more information.

“Giving to TechnoServe is a way to help resilient people whom we might never meet personally, and thereby contribute to some small degree in the ongoing effort to improve the family of humankind.”

Lynn and Martin Bloom, Ed Bullard Legacy Society Members

Participate in Workplace Giving

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. Gift from employee’s spouses and retirees may also qualify for a match.

Click here to find out if your employer has a matching gift program.

Workplace giving programs provide an easy way for you to make an impact by making a tax-deductible payroll contribution to TechnoServe. Below are some of the most popular workplace giving programs TechnoServe is partnered with. Be sure to check with your HR department about workplace giving programs available to you.

Benevity

Benevity streamlines corporate donations to support our mission. Ask if your HR Department if your company is part of the Benevity Group. You may be eligible to enable automatic tax-deductible payroll deductions to TechnoServe, at no extra cost.

Network for Good

Network for Good makes donating easy, allowing donors to give to multiple charities in one transaction. Networks for Good's donor-advised fund securely and efficiently distributes donations to charities each year.

Global Impact

Global Impact enables employees to direct charitable gifts to TechnoServe through public and private sector workplace giving campaigns. Ask your HR Department if your company partners with Global Impact.

“Because of TechnoServe, I now cover the cost of medical insurance for my family, I can pay school fees for my children, I cover all that we need at home – and I even was able to buy us cows.”

Emmanuel Manirakiza

Additional Ways to Give

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Gift of Stock

Gifts to TechnoServe in the form of stocks and other appreciated assets may be an especially attractive way for you to make an impact. Why? Because you can avoid paying the capital gains tax by giving the stocks to TechnoServe as a gift.

Donor-Advised Fund Recommendation

You can recommend grants to TechnoServe directly from your donor-advised fund through DAF Direct. Check if your fund’s sponsoring organization is participating here.

IRA Distribution

Starting at 70.5 years of age, your IRA’s required distribution can also be paid directly to TechnoServe, which can serve as a non-taxable withdrawal for you and a contribution to us.

Depository Transfer Check (DTC) is TechnoServe’s preferred transfer method. Stocks and IRA Distributions can be sent via DTC #8862. Both DTC and physical certificates should be registered in the name of TechnoServe, Inc. For more information on DTCs, feel free to contact TechnoServe’s Merrill Lynch financial advisor, Christopher Smiles at +1 203 356 8803.

Transfers typically will not include your name. If you are making a gift through TechnoServe’s DTC, please let us know by contacting Katie Corradini at kcorradini@tns.org or +1 202 650 5703.

Facebook Fundraiser

Facebook users can create a fundraiser for TechnoServe on Facebook. Learn how to create a Facebook Fundraiser here.

Amazon Smile

Support TechnoServe with purchases you make at Smile.Amazon.com by visiting technoserve.org/amazon. Select TechnoServe as your charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of all qualifying purchases towards our mission.

Contact Donor Support

Please contact Katie Corradini, Manager, Annual Fund, at +1 202 650 5703 or kcorradini@tns.org.

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