Many individuals, corporations, foundations, and golf organizations support the Ouimet Fund through a number of donation programs.
|General Contributions||The Fund welcomes all general contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations or golf organizations. All are acknowledged and are fully tax-deductible.|
|Memorial Donations||Every year more and more families select the Ouimet Fund to receive donations when a loved one passes away. The Fund acknowledges each contribution, summarizes the gifts and provides a list of contributors for the family.|
|In-Kind Donations||Many individuals, corporations, and golf organizations provide in-kind donations of merchandise prizes, trips, computer or office equipment, or services each year which the Ouimet Fund uses in conjunction with various events and projects. These donations are tax-deductible.|
|Special Events||Each year several organizations conduct special tournaments, raffles or contests in which the Ouimet Fund is the beneficiary of proceeds. Please contact The Fund for information.|
|Wills & Estates/*IRAs||Over the years, many individuals who have been deeply involved in golf have chosen to give back to the game through their estate by naming the Ouimet Fund as a beneficiary in their will through the Eddie Lowery Planned Giving Program. Many have also set up foundations that will give to the Ouimet Fund on a regular basis.
The IRA Charitable Rollover allows individuals age 70 ½ and older to make direct transfers totaling up to $100,000 per year to 501(c)(3) organizations, such as the Ouimet Fund without having to count the transfers as income for federal income purposes. See below for more information.
|Foundations||The Ouimet Fund has worked with several foundations developing grant programs to support special Ouimet programs, such as our inner-city scholarships. Please contact The Fund for information.|
|Sponsorships||The Ouimet Fund has available a number of sponsorship programs through which corporations may sponsor key events or programs.|
|Corporate Programs||The Ouimet Fund offers sponsorship, general donation, and Ouimet Society corporate membership programs through which corporations can entertain clients, support youth, and contribute to a qualified 501(c)(3) organization. The Fund can also tailor special programs.|
|Matching Donations||The Ouimet Fund is eligible for many forms of company or foundation matching grants or donations and will gladly complete applications for those awards.|
*On December 18, 2016, Congress has extended the IRA Charitable Rollover for 2016 and beyond. This extension allows individuals 70 ½ or older to donate up to $100,000 tax-free from their IRA to the Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund.
To take advantage of this opportunity in 2017 and beyond, here is how to qualify:
How to make such a gift:
Make sure to check with your financial or tax adviser to confirm you are eligible to take advantage of this tax-free opportunity. Thank you for your support!