Now more than ever, Amistad’s work is critically important. Our collections and programming have the power to nurture the minds and well-being of individuals from every generation, drive community engagement and catalyze lasting social change. Your contribution will support Amistad’s preservation efforts, the ability to embrace new technology that increases public access to Amistad’s collections, new acquisitions, collaborations with partners, exhibitions and programming
Supporting has never been easier
For assistance or more information, please call 504-862-3223. We appreciate your support!
For Online Donations
By Money Transfer App
You can also make donations right from you cell phone by sending it to:
Call the Executive Office at 504-862-3223
For Mail-in Donations
Please make checks payable to:
Amistad Research Center
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118
Legacy Giving Programs
Are you ready to create your legacy? We have several legacy programs below for you and are here to assist you in making the right choice.
Monthly giving is a great way to make a donation in an affordable way. Benefits are calculated based upon the total annual amount of your gift. To start your monthly gift, go to https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/amistadresearchcenter and select Monthly for your donation frequency or call 504-862-3223.
QUALIFIED CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTIONS FROM YOUR IRA
An individual who is age 70-1/2 or older can make a qualified charitable distribution directly from their IRA to Amistad. An IRA owner can make up to $100,000 in charitable gifts to Amistad because we are a 501(c)3. Your distribution can be used to annually meet the IRA required minimum distributions Please note the amount of the QCD excluded from gross income is not taken into account in determining any deduction for charitable contributions.
GIFTS OF STOCK, MUTUAL FUNDS & PLANNED GIVING
A very attractive alternative to making a cash contribution to Amistad is to gift stocks and mutual funds. It provides a tax advantage for you while creating a legacy investment for Amistad. For more information on how Amistad manages its investments, please see ARC Investment Policy Statement.
Like stocks and mutual funds, a planned gift can save estate and other taxes while sustaining Amistad well into the 21st century. Please consider making a bequest, donating retirement fund assets, or setting up a charitable gift annuity.