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What helped send Steve Zind to Afghanistan to report on the deployment of the Vermont National Guard, launched Outdoor Radio, created VPR’s smartphone apps, and built a remote studio in Brattleboro? Gifts made to the VPR Journalism Fund.

Individuals aged 70 ½ or older can make charitable gifts to qualified organizations through direct transfers from their IRAs without paying income tax on the IRA distributions. You can improve your overall tax situation while helping VPR’s public service mission.

You can make a direct transfer if:

CGAs: A Sound Investment

Jan 16, 2014

A charitable gift annuity is a stable investment opportunity that can also satisfy your philanthropic priorities.

VPR partners with the Vermont Community Foundation to provide this service. Through the VCF you can purchase an annuity that will provide you (and one other person) with an annual income source for the duration of your lifetime. After that time, the annuity is gifted to VPR.