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Qualified Charitable Distributions from your IRA

Give tax-free gifts from your IRA that benefit our mission and you.

About Qualified Charitable Distributions

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs), also known as IRA Charitable Rollovers, are the savviest way for individuals age 70 ½ or older to use their IRAs to maximize their charitable impact. When you take distributions from your IRA, it usually counts as income for tax purposes. QCDs are an exception. If you are 70 ½ or older, you can distribute up to $100,000 a year from your IRA to your favorite 501(c)(3) organizations without counting the distribution as income. It is recommended you consult with your tax advisor when donating a QCD.


  • Reduce taxable income
  • Counts towards your Required Minimum Distribution for the year
  • Make an immediate impact on our mission

How it works

  1. Instruct your IRA custodian to distribute funds directly to one or more eligible charities.
  2. Enjoy the benefit of a tax-free distribution from your IRA, contributing towards your required minimum distribution for the year.
  3. Potentially reduce tax liability by excluding the distribution amount from taxable income.

You will not receive a charitable income tax deduction for a Qualified Charitable Distribution.

Contact us for more information

Please use the following legal name and tax identification:

North Carolina Wildlife Federation, Tax ID# 56-1564376.

Please notify us about your gift so we can thank you for your generosity. You can reach NCWF VP of Philanthropy Kate Greiner at 704-332-5696 or [email protected].

We’re here to help you meet your goals!

Our team would be happy to speak with you in confidence about your giving goals, with no obligation.

Name: Kate Greiner

Title : Vice President of Philanthropy

Phone: 704-332-5696

Email: [email protected]

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