Gifts That Pay You Income

You can create affordable access to powerful music while earning an income from your gift.

Charitable Gift Annuities

Charitable Gift Annuities (CGAs) are a great way to make a lasting impact on all who benefit from our performances while receiving tax-favorable income for you, your spouse and your children. Many supporters like charitable gift annuities because of their attractive payout rates and their significant impact.

Benefits to you include:

Payments can be made as you prefer on an annual, quarterly or monthly basis

A portion of the payout will be tax-free.

You receive an immediate tax receipt for a portion of your gift.

Your gift passes to the BSO outside of the estate process.

You create your own musical legacy.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

You and your family receive income for life while reducing your taxes and supporting the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

By using assets or cash to fund the trust, you receive income and an income tax credit the year in which you transfer your assets. The remaining portion of the trust, after all payments have been made, comes to the BSO.

Benefits to you include:

You receive income for life for you or your heirs.

You receive a charitable income tax credit for the charitable portion of the trust.

You create your legacy of sharing the beauty and power of music with future generations.

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