Gifts to the General Fund support fellowships, travel grants, prizes, and the day-to-day operations of the Society, and also create a reserve for new programs. The RSA invites members and others to contact us about opportunities to make an estate gift or to raise funds to endow a fellowship or travel grant or prize.
Gifts to the General Fund are not endowed gifts and may be spent by the Renaissance Society of America as unrestricted funds or, as specifically listed, funds for a particular purpose. Under the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law of the State of New York (the “NPCL”), The Renaissance Society of America may expend so much of an endowment fund as it deems prudent after considering the factors set forth in paragraph (A) of Section 553 of the NPCL.
The Renaissance Society of America is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All gifts to the RSA are tax deductible in compliance with Internal Revenue Service regulations.