Serving the Philanthropic Community Since 1927

Suggested Maximum Gift Annuity Rates, Quality Training Opportunties, and Consumer Protection Advocacy

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Join the ACGA as we celebrate 90 years of service to the philanthropic community.
Celebrating 90 Years!
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Rates Update

At its semi-annual meeting in late April, the Board of Directors of the American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA) unanimously reaffirmed its current schedule of suggested maximum charitable gift annuity (CGA) rates.   From time to time, we receive questions from members and the general public about how the rate schedule is determined and monitored.  We thought it would be helpful to address the nature of the important work of our Rates Committee in this FAQ piece… Read more...

How to Join or Support the ACGA

The ACGA relies on the support of the charitable community and indivuals to carry out our mission of promoting responsibile philanthropy.  The ACGA actively promotes responsible philanthropy through actuarially sound, suggested maximum charitable gift annuity rates, quality training opportunities and the advocacy of appropriate consumer protection. 

Ways you can support ACGA:

Current IRS Discount Rates

Month Rate
July 2017 2.2%
June 2017 2.4%
May 2017 2.4%

The IRS has released the Applicable Federal Rate for the current month. Each month the Service surveys hundreds of interest rates for various financial instruments and publishes the rate that is applicable for charitable deduction calculations. Click here to view historic AFRs.