• Gifts of Cash: The CARES Act allows taxpayers who take the standard deduction to make up to $300 of charitable contributions to qualified charities. Itemizers can deduct up to 100% of adjusted gross income. As of now, this only applies to 2020.
• Stock or Securities: Make a gift of stock or securities to Agassiz Village and avoid capital gains tax on the appreciation of your stock. Please call Lisa Carter, Executive Director, at 781-860-0200 ext.1006 to make your stock gift.
• Individual Retirement Account: If you or a family member are 70½ or older with an individual retirement account (IRA), you can make a tax-free gift to Agassiz Village directly from your IRA. This is called a qualified charitable distribution. Through the SECURE Act you can transfer any amount up to $100,000 per year directly to a qualified charitable organization without paying income tax on the distribution.
• Donor-Advised Funds: Give through your donor-advised fund to maximize your impact. Your fund sponsor handles all record-keeping, disbursements, and tax receipts.
One of the world’s largest log buildings, which serves as the camp’s dining hall
18 cabins housing campers and counselors. All cabins have electricity, lavatory facilities and a large porch
An Arts and Crafts Center
A health center with a full-time staff and secure storage for all camper medication
Outdoor activities space includes sports fields, GaGa court, basketball courts, hiking trails
A waterfront area which includes a sandy beach, docks, boating and a fishing area
Agassiz Village is nestled on 320 scenic acres on the shore of beautiful Thompson Lake in Poland Maine. Facilities include: