Give Later

Create a Legacy with a Planned Gift to Support Musicians

Planned or estate giving to Musicians Foundation is one of the ways you can keep the music playing for future generations. As job securities and benefits become more scarce in the performing and education worlds, Musicians Foundation will continue its over-100-year tradition of helping artists in times of need. Donating royalties, pledging a fixed amount, or leaving a percentage of your estate or assets are just a few ways to give later. If everyone who felt enriched by music left just 1% of their assets to support future musicians in need, more and more artists would be able to receive life-changing help when they need it most. By giving later, you create a legacy that secures the future for musicians in need.

If you know you want to establish a planned gift to Musicians Foundation, the following unrestricted bequest language can be easily added to your will or trust:

I give to Musicians Foundation, Inc.  (EIN 13-1790739), a New York not-for-profit corporation located in New York, NY,  _________________________  [ __ % of my estate, or of the residue of my estate; the sum of $ _________ ; the following described property; the proceeds of the sale of described property; etc.] to be used in such manner as its Board of Directors may direct.  [or, if you have a specific purpose in mind, please contact us at (212) 239-9137 to ensure that we can fulfill your wishes.]

Too many musicians are living through difficult times without a safety net. Musicians Foundation provides stability and hope to those who qualify with aid grants that pay essential bills. From medical costs to living expenses, Musicians Foundation financially supports artists in specific times of need, crisis, or transition so they can continue their pursuits. Giving later is a way to commit to the Foundation’s continuing mission of assisting professional performers, educators, composers, and arrangers.

Questions about giving later?

Contact: B.C. Vermeersch, Executive Director at 212.239.9137 or