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Other Gifts

Giving to Pathfinder Village has never been easier. Access our convenient, secure online donation page that can accept your credit card donation in support of Pathfinder Village Foundation. You can also make these donations by telephoning the Foundation Office at (607) 965-8377, ext. 116. (We are not able to accept credit card donations through email messages due to security considerations). To make a gift by check, please print and complete this donation form and mail to Pathfinder Village Foundation, 3 Chenango Road, Edmeston,
NY 13335-2314.

Gifts are made to Pathfinder Village Foundation and are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Many companies now offer United Way giving campaigns or employee matching gift programs. If you have questions about making a gift to the Pathfinder Village Foundation, please contact the Foundation Office by telephone or email [email protected].

Along with cash/credit card gifts, there are other ways to support Pathfinder Village through the Foundation. If you would like to make a large or estate gift, it is the policy of the Foundation to recommend that you discuss your plans with qualified financial and legal advisors. (A minimum of $5,000 is required to establish a named fund with the Foundation; the Foundation is in compliance with NYPMIFA rules for the management of its unrestricted, temporarily restricted, and permanently restricted assets).

The types of charitable gifts listed below may help donors to realize tax benefits, while others may provide a life income to the donor/designee. For information on planned giving, IRA Rollovers, and to see examples of gifts accepted by the Foundation, please click on the sections below.  We encourage you to contact the Foundation staff if any of these planned gifts support you and your family's long-term philanthropic goals:

Gift of Securities
  • Giving appreciated securities may offer income tax and capital gains tax benefits, while providing meaningful support for Pathfinder Village Foundation.
  • To transfer securities to Pathfinder Village Foundation, please contact one of the account managers below and provide complete information so your gift will be processed promptly. Instruct your brokerage to transfer your assets to our accounts as follows:

For Unrestricted, Scholarships, Aging Program, or General Endowment support, contact: Ken Entemann, Chief Investment Officer, NBT Bank, 52 S. Broad St., Norwich, NY, 13815, [email protected]; (315) 475-5891

For gifts supporting the Kennedy Willis Center or the Village Reserve Fund for Operations, contact Andrew D. Herr, CFA, J.P. Morgan Private Bank, 100 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT  06830, [email protected]; (203) 629-3108. 

IRA Rollovers

If you are age 70 1/2+ and must receive distributions from an IRA account, you may realize tax savings by making roll over gifts to Pathfinder Village Foundation.  Please consult with a financial advisor to learn the latest on Traditional or Roth IRA accounts.


Gifts can be made through a will, trust, or codicil to a will or trust. Bequests may include cash, securities, closely held stock, real estate, or tangible property.  To learn more about unrestricted or endowment bequests, please visit our Visionaries pages or contact Paul C. Landers, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pathfinder Village Foundation.

Gifts of Life Insurance

Pathfinder Village Foundation can be named as a beneficiary or co-beneficiary on an existing or new policy. Upon your death, the Foundation will receive the policy proceeds, which may offer tax benefits for your estate.

Real Estate / Gifts /Other Appreciated Property

Please contact Pathfinder President & CEO Paul C. Landers for gifts of real estate or personal property that you wish to give.  Not all gifts of property may be accepted; an independent appraisal is required to determine the market value of the item. 

Charitable Lead Trusts, Annuities, etc. 

Please consult with trusted, professional financial and legal advisors to learn about the ways these vehicles may benefit you, your heirs, and Pathfinder Village Foundation. As you work through the planning process, please contact Paul C. Landers to advise the Foundation of your estate plans. 

“Pathfinder Village helps people find their
way in life to independence, success, and
maturity — all the things you want for your family.”
Marian Mullet | Founder of Pathfinder Village