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

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Rates Update

At its semi-annual meeting in November, 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.  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. 

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Current IRS Discount Rates

Month Rate
April 2018 3.2%
March 2018 3.0%
February 2018 2.8%

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.


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