Serving the Philanthropic Community Since 1927

Suggested Maximum Gift Annuity Rates, Quality Training Opportunities, and Consumer Protection Advocacy

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Join the ACGA for the 34th Gift Planning Conference
We are Going to Atlanta!

How to Join or Support the ACGA

The ACGA relies on the support of the charitable community and indivuals to carry out our mission of promoting responsibile philanthropy.  The ACGA actively promotes responsible philanthropy through actuarially sound, suggested maximum charitable gift annuity rates, quality training opportunities and the advocacy of appropriate consumer protection. 

Ways you can support ACGA:

Current IRS Discount Rates

Month Rate
August 2018 3.4%
July 2018 3.4%
June 2018 3.4%

The IRS has released the Applicable Federal Rate for the current month. Each month the Service surveys hundreds of interest rates for various financial instruments and publishes the rate that is applicable for charitable deduction calculations. Click here to view historic AFRs.

Conference Scholarships

ScholarshipThe 2018 American Council on Gift Annuities Conference is fast approaching.  We are excited the conference is being held in the beautiful city of Seattle.  The conference is designed to provide an educational opportunity for seasoned gift planning professionals and those who are new to the world of philanthropic planning. 

As the ACGA continues to promote responsible philanthropy, we want everyone to have an opportunity to attend the conference.  With this in mind, we would like to remind you about the Terry Simmons Scholarship that is available to worthy individuals who otherwise might not be able to attend the ACGA conference due to financial constraints etc.  Applications are due by December 15, 2017.  Click here to submit your application.