Planned Giving

Help Hunter Students Achieve Success

You can help future Hunter College High School Students receive an excellent education. If you plan a gift to benefit the Alumnae/i Association today or after your lifetime, there are often tax benefits for you. Use the tools and resources below to learn how a charitable gift can benefit you and us.

A Gift in Your Will or Living Trust

Interested in helping Hunter College High School Alumnae/i Association with our mission but overwhelmed by the thought of writing another check or giving up your assets today? A simple, flexible and versatile way to ensure we can continue our work for years to come is a gift in your will or living trust, known as a charitable bequest.

By including a bequest to Hunter College High School Alumnae/i Association in your will or living trust, you are ensuring that we can continue our mission for years to come.

Beneficiary Designations

Passionate about supporting Hunter College High School with our mission even after your lifetime? It’s not only possible, it’s easy to do with a beneficiary designation. Just name Hunter College High School Alumnae/i Association as a beneficiary to receive assets such as retirement plans and life insurance policies after you’re gone. You simply fill out a form that is entirely separate from your will—which makes this approach an easy way to give.

Not only is it an easy way to give, but it’s also flexible—you aren’t locked into the choices you make today. You can review and adjust beneficiary designations anytime you want.

Charitable Trusts

If you have built up a sizeable estate, you may want to check out the advantages of setting up a charitable trust. There are several types of trusts—the options allow you to tailor your gift to meet your personal, charitable, and financial goals.

Charitable Gift Annuities 

When you are looking for ways to help Hunter College High School Alumnae/i Association with our mission, you shouldn’t feel like you are choosing between your philanthropic goals and financial security. One gift that allows you to support HCHSAA’s work while receiving fixed payments for life is a charitable gift annuity.

Not only does this gift provide you with regular payments and allow us to further our work, but when you create a charitable gift annuity with HCHSAA you can receive a variety of tax benefits, including a federal income tax charitable deduction when you itemize.

Endowed Gifts

You have the power to help safeguard the future of Hunter College High School Alumnae/i Association. How? By making an endowed gift. Your gift is an investment in our future, helping us grow and thrive for years to come. Information contained herein was accurate at the time of posting. The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results.

A copy of our most recently filed financial report is available from the Charities Registry on the New York State Attorney General’s website ( or, upon request, by contacting the New York State Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, or us at Hunter College East, Room 1313B 695 Park Avenue New York, NY 10065. You also may obtain information on charitable organizations from the New York State Office of the Attorney General at or (212) 416-8401.