Establish a lasting legacy by providing for The Fortune Society in your estate plans.
By naming The Fortune Society as a beneficiary in your will or living trust, you will help ensure our future and support successful reentry and justice advocacy for generations to come.
Learn more about charitable estate planning below.
The Fortune Society is honored to launch David’s Circle, our legacy society named in tribute to our founder, David Rothenberg. We invite you to join David’s Circle by including The Fortune Society as a beneficiary in your will, trust, or financial account. Legacy giving is an opportunity to communicate your values and dreams for the kind of society you hope to pass onto future generations—and Fortune’s vision is to foster a world where all who are incarcerated or formerly incarcerated can thrive as positive, contributing members of society.
David’s Circle members will enjoy:
Joining David’s Circle is simple. No immediate donation is necessary. Establish any of the following estate plan gifts, and you will qualify for membership:
You can make your gift anonymous or, with your permission, we will publicly acknowledge your commitment in our listing of David’s Circle members. The Fortune Society will ensure that your wishes are followed and that your generosity will have a lasting effect on the Fortune Society and the communities we serve.
Below is information you will need to provide to your attorney to name the Fortune Society as a beneficiary in your estate plans:
Name: The Fortune Society, Inc.
Address: 29-76 Northern Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101
EIN/Tax ID: 13-2645436
Sample Bequest Language:
“I hereby give, devise and bequeath to The Fortune Society, Inc., located at 29-76 Northern Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101, [$_____ specific dollar amount or _____ percent of my residuary estate], to further the mission of The Fortune Society.”
Once you have completed arrangements with your lawyer or financial planner, please send a copy of the relevant section of your will or beneficiary form that details your charitable plan. This will enable us to express our thanks and acknowledge you for your generosity and commitment to our work. Of course, we understand your circumstances may change and you can change your planned gift at any time.