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CHANGE, Inc. partners with and supports individuals with disabilities
to achieve community integration
and independence through personal choices.

Ways to Give

We thank you for taking the time out of your day to donate to Change, Inc. We are pleased to offer a variety of options for donations to assist Change, Inc. in its mission.


  1. Individual Giving:  Make a contribution to a specific program or provide general support.
  2. Corporate and Foundation Support:  Philanthropic corporations, foundations, associations and community groups can make gifts and grants to support our work.
  3. Recognition Giving:  A meaningful way to celebrate the life of a special child, family member, or loved one.
  4. In-Kind Giving: You can make a difference by donating items for our clients to enjoy, towels for our pool and kitchen items. You may also consider donating a service.  (printing, maintenance etc.)
  5. Community Partnerships:  Work with our team to market your business and help us raise funds and awareness.
  6. Bequests: (i.e. gifts of either cash or property provided for in a person’s Will or Living Trust) may be made in the name of Change, Inc.
  7. Gift Annuity: Gift annuities may also be arranged. (i.e. gift by a donor in the name of Change, Inc. in exchange for stipulated lifetime annual payment. Remainder of the donation goes to the charity at the donor’s death)
  8. Pooled Income Fund: An arrangement whereby a person transfers money or other property irrevocably to a trust operated by Change, Inc. and receives a pro rata share of the net income for life. The remainder of the donor’s share of the trust after their death is available to Change, Inc.
  9. Life Insurance gift: The assignment of life or death benefits to Change, Inc. through an insurance policy can be another avenue for a donor to directly benefit the mission of our agency.
  10. Retirement Plan Gift: is any gift that comes to Change, Inc. by way of assignment of a beneficial interest in a retirement plan by the donor.
  11. Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust: is a trust that provides for a donor to transfer property to a trustee subject to the donor’s right to receive a fixed percentage of the initial fair market value of the property for as long as the donor lives OR a term of specified years. Whatever remains in the trust at the donor’s death becomes property of Change, Inc.


Many other vehicles of varying complexity exist to accommodate a donor’s charitable intent to benefit Change, Inc.  While the Executive Director of Change, Inc. may be consulted for preliminary guidance, final consultation with the donor’s personal legal and financial professionals provides assurances of proper handling of donor intent.  If you need help locating a legal professional to help you with your decision, please do not hesitate to call us to obtain a list of respected attorneys who can help you.  410.876.2179 

 

Change, Inc. is a private nonprofit, 501(c)(3), charitable organization. Documents and information filed under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act may be obtained from the office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401 (1-800-825-4510) for the cost of copying and postage. Documentation and information may also be obtained from

Change, Inc. - 115 Stoner Avenue - Westminster, MD  21157. 410-876-2179.