Other Ways to Give


When you plan a gift to FFRF in your estate plans, you create a freethought legacy that will help carry forward the vital work of FFRF for generations to come. If you do not have an up-to-date plan in place, you can create your will for free using this trusted resource from our partners at FreeWill, which makes it simple to start your legacy with FFRF in just 20 minutes online. 

Have you already included a gift in your will or trust to FFRF? Please take a minute to fill out this form so we can thank you for your lasting commitment to freethought, and ensure our records are up-to-date.

Questions? Please contact Annie Laurie Gaylor during work hours at 608-256-8900.

Non-probate Assets

You may have additional assets not covered in your will or trust, such as an IRA, 401(k), life insurance policy, or any additional accounts. These are called “non-probate assets,” and they need to be planned for separately. Using the secure online tool, you can log all of your assets, name FFRF as beneficiary, and receive printable instructions on how to set each one up with your broker.

Plan your beneficiaries today.

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If you are age 70 1/2 or older, you may now donate up to $100,000 to FFRF as a qualifying 501(c)(3) charitable organization directly from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA). The distribution will not be treated as taxable income, provided the distribution is made directly.

To qualify, contributions must come from a traditional IRA or Roth IRA, and they must be made directly to a public charity. Additionally, the donor may not receive goods or services in exchange for the donation, and they must retain a receipt from each charity to which a donation is made.

Because it is available to taxpayers whether or not they itemize their tax returns, the rollover helps older Americans, who are more likely not to file itemized returns.

FFRF will send a “non-tax” letter receipt that documents your lovely charitable rollover gift! Thank you so much.

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To donate stock to FFRF, please use the account information below. Please also notify us at 1-800-335-4021 or [email protected] so we can gratefully process your gift and send you an official acknowledgement letter.

Our Account Name: Freedom From Religion Foundation
Receiving Firm Name: Charles Schwab
Our Account Number: 84294165
Our DTC Number: 0164

If you or your financial advisor have questions about making a stock donation, please contact:

  • Lisa Strand, FFRF Director of Operations or Annie Laurie Gaylor, Co-President, 800-335-4021 during weekday office hours.

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation is part of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Charity List. FFRF has been a CFC charity since 2007. Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc. appears in the listing of “National/International Independent Organizations” which is published in each local campaign charity list. The CFC code donors should use to designate their contribution to FFRF is 32519.

It is recommended that all CFC donors check the box to include their name and mailing address (in addition to your e-mail) with the donation. Donors will receive an acknowledgment  from FFRF when we receive pledge notification (throughout the year).

Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc.
(608) 256-8900

Help our national association of freethinkers (atheists and agnostics), founded in 1978, to promote and defend the constitutional principle of separation between church and state.

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Matching grant donations have become a significant boost to FFRF in recent years. Many companies offer to match (fully or a percentage) their employees’ donations to charitable organizations. These matches multiply the impact of the initial donation to further the goals of the Foundation. Membership dues and donations are tax-deductible contributions and may be submitted to matching gift programs upon organization approval.

Review a database of companies with gift matching policies for employees here.

FFRF receives Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating. Donations to FFRF are deductible for income-tax purposes to the fullest extent of the law.

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Rather than let that extra car of yours slow you down another year, donate it to FFRF. You’ll enjoy the savings from cutting vehicle costs like insurance, maintenance, registration and more. From cars and trucks to boats and RVs – our vehicle donation program makes donating easy with free pick-up and by handling the sale and paperwork. Fill out the secure online donation form at here.

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To donate via mail, print this form and mail it to:

PO Box 750
Madison, WI 53701

Freedom From Religion Foundation