All Curtis students receive full-tuition scholarships. This is made possible by an endowment that provides for fifty-six percent of the school's operating income. "Planned gifts" are arrangements, such as bequests, that are in essence deferred gifts to Curtis. They help assure the continuation of the school's great musical traditions by helping to build a stronger endowment. And with "life income" gifts, donors can receive financial benefits, including regular income payments, tax deductions, and estate cost savings. With any planned gift, you'll be helping Curtis educate and train the next generation of exceptionally gifted young musicians.
Those who include Curtis as a beneficiary under their wills, trusts, life insurance policies, retirement plans, and other estate-planning arrangements are recognized as members of Curtis’s Founder's Society.
Learn more about ways to create a "Legacy of Music" at Curtis:
- Planned Giving News
- Bequests and other testamentary gifts
- Life-income gifts
- Charitable lead trusts
- Real estate gifts and retained-life estates
- Gifts of Musical instruments
Planned giving arrangements call for careful consideration and a complete assessment of your financial situation. Curtis encourages you to consult with your attorney, tax advisor, or financial advisor about the application of planned gifts to your particular situation. Please contact Curtis’s director of principal gifts and planned giving who can work with you and your professional advisors to identify options to achieve your charitable and financial goals.
Charles Sterne III, director of principal gifts and planned giving, (215) 717-3126