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  • CARES Act Charitable Deduction Changes
    Information regarding charitable deductions resulting from the CARES Act.

    With the recent passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, two important changes were made to the tax code impacting charitable deductions for 2020.

    1. For taxpayers, individuals and couples, who take the standard deduction, you may now take an above-the-line deduction of up to $300 (per filing unit) for 2020. This deduction does not apply to contributions to a Donor Advised Fund.

    2. For taxpayers who itemize their deductions, the CARES Act suspends (for 2020) the limitation on your deduction amount for charitable cash contributions. The limitation was previously set at 60% of your adjusted gross income (AGI). Again, this suspension does not apply to contributions to Donor Advised Funds.

    As always, we encourage you to consult with your tax advisor for more information.

What is the 25% designation to the Alumni Endowment?

Alumni can designate 25% of their unrestricted Hackley Fund gifts to the Hackley Alumni Association Endowment Fund. The Hackley Alumni Association Endowment provides supplemental funding to programs and events keeping alumni connected with the Hilltop. Income from the endowment supports, among other things, Financial Aid, Faculty Compensation, Alumni Humanities Faculty Chair, the Senior Class Trip as well as networking, regional, Women of Hackley, and young alumni events. If the "Hackley Alumni Association Endowment" box is left blank your gift will go to the HackleyFund. Thank you!

List of 3 members.

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    Katy Ritz 

    Associate Director of Advancement
    (914) 366-2631
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    Margie McNaughton Ford '85 

    Director of Alumni Engagement
  • Photo of John Gannon

    John Gannon 

    Director of Development and Alumni Affairs

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Alumni Giving

Since its founding, Hackley's teachers, coaches, and mentors have led with passion as they educate and nurture generations of students. Today, these dedicated educators continue to be the heart of Hackley building relationships that make a difference in the lives of students. Your gift to the Hackley Fund impacts the people and programs that make Hackley such a special school. From financial aid to faculty professional development and innovative programs, your generosity fuels the Hilltop!

As you reflect on the many faculty members who impacted your life, we hope you celebrate them by making an annual donation to the Hackley Fund in their honor.
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