Planned Giving

What if you were able to make a gift that will continue to advance the values that are most important to you during your life? New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts offers you the opportunity to create a legacy gift that will reflect your desire to promote and champion New Mexico women artists, present and future. A legacy gift is also a way to leave a larger gift later in time than you might make today.

Providing for a gift through your estate or financial plan will ensure that New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts can continue to award scholarships to up-and-coming New Mexico women artists, support New Mexico Women to Watch who exhibit at the Museum in Washington DC, and advocate for women in the arts for years to come.

Many of our supporters have indicated interest in making a gift to New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in their estate or financial plan. Are you considering such a gift? If so, it’s important that you use the following designation language: 

"New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, a non-profit corporation operating and existing under the laws of the state of New Mexico, tax identification number: 31-1603780."

There are a number of ways you can make your legacy gift.

Beneficiary Designation
New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts can be designated as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, retirement plan, bank account or brokerage account.

Bequest
New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts can be designated as a beneficiary under a will or trust. You can leave a specific amount of money, a percentage of your remaining estate, or name New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts as a contingent beneficiary in the event a loved one predeceases you. Here’s an example of recommended language.

I give, devise, and bequeath to New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, a non-profit corporation, organized and existing under the laws of the state of New Mexico (Tax ID No. 31-1603780), the sum of $___________ (or _______% of my estate) (or all of my residuary estate) to be used for general purposes (or for the purpose of ________________).

Other Planned Gifts
New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts can be the recipient of other types of gifts, such as real estate. If you designate New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts to receive real estate, please state in your will that the property is to be sold through your estate and New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts is to receive the proceeds from its sale.

If, like other committed generous donors, you make a legacy gift to New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, we would be honored to know of your intention so that we may acknowledge your commitment and understand your wishes. Legacy gifts may be used for highest priorities at the time of receipt or may be designated for purposes such as Scholarships, Women to Watch, general operating expenses, or another purpose of your choosing. If you have a special purpose in mind, please let us know in advance so we can be certain we will be able to carry out your wishes.

New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts recommends that you consult your tax advisor or legal professional for complete details about including New Mexico Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in your estate plans.

For questions or to request additional information, please contact us.