Every gift you make to CAPS means another child will learn the skills and strategies they need to stay safe from bullying, child abuse and neglect; another parent will have the resources and support to see their child through challenging situations; and another professional, who works with children, will be trained to recognize abuse so they are better prepared to respond to a child’s disclosure.
CAPS prevention-through-education programs are designed to help prevent abuse before it starts. We have been dedicated to keeping children safe for over 35 years, and we recognize that our work could not be possible without those individuals who have been so supportive of our fundraising efforts, and the corporate and foundation communities that have funded our programs and projects.
If you would like to join our long list of supporters who recognize the importance of prevention education, please call CAPS at 516-621-0552 ext. 301. You may also make a donation by mail by completing a donor form and sending it to CAPS, PO Box 176, Roslyn, NY 11576-0176, by fax to 516-621-3767, or securely online using a credit card or your PayPal account:
Other ways to help:
Tribute and Memorial Gifts
Gifts to CAPS can be made to honor or remember a loved one, a friend or a special occasion. We will keep the amount of the gift confidential, if you wish. Complete a donor form and send it to CAPS.
Matching Gift Program
Increase the value of your contribution to CAPS by checking to see if your company offers a matching gift program.
Gifts of Securities
Gifts of appreciated securities may offer substantial tax advantages to you, including the forgiveness of the tax on capital gain and an income-tax charitable deduction for the fair market value of the security. If you itemize your federal income deductions, you also may receive a federal income tax charitable deduction (up to 30% of your adjusted gross income with a five-year carryover) for the security’s full fair market value, if you have held it for longer than 12 months. Speak with your financial advisor; then, if you’re ready to make a gift of securities, call us at 516-621-0552 ext. 301 .
A donation to CAPS through your will, a charitable gift annuity, a gift of life insurance, a pooled income fund, or a charitable trust can be part of a sound financial plan. Here are some options to discuss with your financial advisor:
Show your support by naming CAPS as a beneficiary in your will.
- Life Income Gift
By irrevocably transferring some assets to CAPS today, you may be able to receive income for life.
- Gift of Life Insurance
If you have a life insurance policy you no longer need, you can donate the policy to CAPS.
- Pooled Income Fund
A gift of cash, marketable securities or both can be invested together with similar gifts from other donors to CAPS.
- Charitable Lead Trust
If you have a very large estate, you may be able to create a charitable lead trust to benefit CAPS, and pass principal to your family with little or no tax penalty.
- Gifts of Retirement Plans
Your IRA assets can be transferred to a charitable remainder trust that may provide life income to the beneficiary, and an eventual gift to CAPS.