Bequests are the most popular type of planned gift.

Bequests (specific, residuary, and contingent gifts made by will) are the most popular type of planned gift and have been crucial (along with remainders from charitable trusts) to the extraordinary growth and success of The Museum of Modern Art since its founding. Whether you wish to provide general operating income for the Museum to use wherever it is most needed (which provides the most flexibility for MoMA) or to support a specific department or program at the Museum, your bequest expresses your lasting commitment to MoMA. A bequest to the Museum may also help you meet your financial and estate-planning goals since an estate-tax charitable deduction for the entire amount of the gift is allowed. While your will (or codicil) should be prepared by your attorney in consultation with your advisors, the Museum's Office of Planned Giving would be happy to discuss any of the various giving opportunities with you.

Contact the Office of Planned Giving at for further information.

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