Donations to the COPA SEF support our mission and can come in many forms.
One-Time or Recurring (Monthly/Quarterly) donations are the fastest way to make contributions to the COPA Saftey and Education Foundation. No matter the amount, your contributions will help the COPA SEF achieve our mission and improve aviation safety.
Honor a friend or loved one who has benefitted from the COPA Safety and Education Foundation, perhaps from participating in CPPP’s. Establish a memorial or tribute gift as a meaningful way to recognize their life or a special occasion, to continue their support of the Foundation’s work. Your one-time or recurring gift will promote Cirrus safety in the name of someone important to you and the goals of the COPA Safety and Education Foundation
Give a gift with an immediate and a long-term result. Your endowment gift to the COPA Safety & Education Foundation is invested. A portion of the interest income is withdrawn annually to address the immediate needs and operating costs of the Foundation. The principal and remaining interest is reinvested to ensure long-term support of Foundation products and services.
As little as one sentence in your will or living trust designates your gift to the COPA Safety & Education Foundation.It also permits you the flexibility to easily change your giving as your life circumstances change. Simply include this statement in your will or living trust document: “I give to COPA Safety and Education Foundation, nonprofit corporation currently located at PO Box 7700, Grayslake, IL 60030, or its successor thereto, [a written amount or percentage ofthe estate, or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”
Benefit from the tax savings that result from supporting the COPA Safety and Education Foundation without giving up the assets you’d like your family to receive some day. A charitable lead trust pays annual income to charity and at the end of the designated term, the principal reverts back to you or others that you’ve chosen.
There are two ways your charitable lead trusts can help support the COPA Safety and Education Foundation:
Not everyone wants to commit to making a gift in their will or estate. Some prefer the simplicity and flexibility of a beneficiary designation from IRAs and retirement plans, life insurance policies and/or commercial annuities.
It takes only three simple steps to name the COPA Safety and Education Foundation as a beneficiary:
If you have appreciated assets, a charitable remainder trust can defer capital gains tax while providing a life income to you or others from assets you give in trust at a future date. This structure may offer you tax benefits and the option of income.
There are two ways to receive payments:
Legal name: COPA Safety & Education FoundationFederal Tax ID: 46-5678983Address: PO Box 7700, Grayslake, IL 60030
The COPA Safety and Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the safety and support of Cirrus owners and pilots worldwide. The SEF and its Training LLC are registered as a 501(c)(3) and separate legal and taxable entities from COPA, which is a 501(c)(7) social club.
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