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Achieving Your Philanthropic Goals

CFAAC strives to assist donors in achieving their philanthropic goals through the creation of new funds and through contributions to existing funds, reflecting our mission; to connect people who care to contribute to causes that matter. CFAAC can accept a wide variety of assets.

For more information contact our Development Department at 410.280.1102 x 102 or via email at

Frequently Requested Documents & Tools

Scroll down to find instructions for the most common ways to give.

Planned Gifts

Leave a Legacy

There are many ways to make a planned gift to the Community Foundation. Visit our Leave a Legacy page to explore Charitable Remainder Trusts, Life Estates, and more. (Tax ID # 52-2098698) 
For more information contact our Development Department at 410.280.1102 x 103 or via email at

Legacy Funds

Include CFAAC in Your Will

Ways to Give:

Stock Transfer

To make a stock transfer, please use the following information: 

Pershing, LLC
Depository Trust Company (DTC) #0443
For the credit to: Pershing, LLC #4S2117401

Account name: The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County

Donor names are rarely provided when securities are transferred electronically. To ensure your gift is correctly allocated, please email with the gift amount and the name of the fund your gift will support. 


Please make your check payable to the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, and include the name of the fund to which you are donating in the memo line. Mail your check to: 

900 Bestgate Road
Suite 400
​Annapolis, MD 21401

Wire Transfer or Mutual Funds

To make a wire transfer or to donate shares mutual funds, please contact our Director of Finance & Operations, Kathy Luthcke, CPA, CGMA at 410.280.1102 x 105 or via email at


Credit Card

You can make a gift to any of CFAAC’s funds by making a secure credit card donation online, or call us at 410.280.1102 to provide your credit card information over the phone.

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Charitable IRA Rollover

If you are 70-1/2 or older, the “Charitable IRA Rollover” provides a unique opportunity to use retirement plan assets to make a significant gift to a qualified nonprofit organization with no tax on the withdrawal. To learn more about the Charitable IRA Rollover download the Q&A, or contact your IRA administrator or to initiate a direct charitable contribution. (Tax ID # 52-2098698) 

Endow Maryland

A Maryland state tax credit called “Endow Maryland” rewards donors who help build permanent charitable funds for local communities across the state and right here in Anne Arundel County. Endow Maryland offers a tax credit for gifts from $500 - $20,000 to permanent, endowed funds at qualified community foundations in Maryland.

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Medallion Program

We offer several investment options to our donors including the opportunity to establish Donor Advised Funds at CFAAC while having a qualified advisor continue to manage your assets and receive investment management fees.

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