Did you know there are many ways to give to the ACS Foundation
besides writing a check?
With a little planning, you can include a gift to us within your overall estate
• With many planned gifts, you have the right to change
or financial plans. These types of gifts are known as “planned gifts,” and
they often provide you with two main benefits:
• Your gift is generally deferred until after your lifetime,
so your current income is not affected.
your mind at any time throughout your lifetime,
The ACS Foundation staff would be honored to discuss a possible deferred gift
with you. There are a number of giving vehicles you may consider, including
charitable gift annuity, retirement plan, and insurance.
But the easiest way is to name the ACS as a beneficiary by including the official
legal bequest language for the ACS Foundation:
“I give and bequeath to the ACS Foundation, Chicago, Illinois,
the (sum of $_____ or _____ percent of the rest, residue,
and remainder of my estate). This gift shall be used to
further the educational mission of ACS in such a manner
as the Board of Regents of the College may direct.”
You can donate online at
or by sending a check or money order, payable to:
American College of Surgeons Foundation
633 N. Saint Clair St.
Chicago, IL 60611-3211