The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your gift not only is tax deductible, it ensures that our automotive heritage and spirit of innovation is passed on to future generations!
Model-T Automotive Heritage Complex, Inc. doing business as the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
P.O. Box 2127, Detroit, Michigan 48202, (313) 872-8759
Make check payable to Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. Indicate donation is for “Grant Match Program” or the name of a particular project you want the funds to go to.
By Credit Card:
Go to www.fordpiquetteavenueplant.org
Click on “Get Involved”, “Donate Now”, Indicate that donation is for “Grant Match Program”
If securities are in your possession or for other questions call:
Cell 248-672-7469 Fax 248-677-0137
Note: To assure acknowledgement of your securities donation, please have your broker transmit your name and address and the name and quantity of the security donated to Piquettte’s Broker by email at:
For additional information call: Nancy Darga, Executive Director (313) 872-8759, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015, which was passed by Congress and signed into law on December 18, 2015, made permanent what is popularly known as the IRA charitable rollover.
Charitably minded taxpayers have enthusiastically embraced the IRA charitable rollover as an opportunity to transfer up to $100,000 each year to charity without it being treated as a taxable distribution. Since being introduced in 2006, the IRA charitable rollover has faced sunsetting and had actually expired on December 31, 2013. Now it has been reinstituted and made permanent.
Here are the steps to take to make a gift:
If you want to make a qualifying transfer, contact your IRA administrator and instruct that person to transfer funds to the charity(ies) you designate.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law in December of 2017, affects the income tax of both businesses and individuals and the federal estate tax on the estates of certain high-net-worth individuals.
Except for increasing the deduction ceiling on cash gifts from 50% to 60% of AGI, the effect on charitable giving is more indirect than direct. The deduction of charitable gifts by itemizers and the gift instruments have been preserved. The income-tax savings from charitable gifts will generally be somewhat smaller because of the lower tax rates and because a larger number of individuals will not itemize deductions and, thus, will not realize tax savings from their gifts.
Your support for the mission of the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant can last beyond your lifetime. A gift to the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in your will or revocable trust enables you to support the ongoing restoration, museum activity and educational outreach; making a difference for future generations of automotive industry heritage enthusiasts.
A bequest is:
Bequests do not affect your current or future cash flow and are easy to modify or revoke if your situation changes.
We have established the 1904 Society to recognize those supporters whose legacy will last beyond their lifetimes. A special plaque will be displayed prominently at the Plant with the names of 1904 Society members.
We can provide appropriate language to update your estate documents to recognize a bequest to the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, or we can prepare a bequest letter to signed and notarized. Please contact Nancy Darga, Executive Director for additional information and assistance (313) 872-8759, email@example.com
Letter of Bequest Sample
In order to help preserve the unique and historic Ford Piquette Avenue Plant and to develop its exhibits and educational outreach activities, I hereby pledge the sum of $_______ to be paid to the Model T Automotive Heritage Complex Endowment Fund, as a tax-exempt contribution. This sum will be paid from my estate upon my death, and with this document, I instruct my executor(s) to do so.
I am delighted to be part of preserving history.
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