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Planned Giving
to The Arc

Your donations allow The Arc to continue to provide educational, health and wellness, and cultural and recreational programs to people with developmental disabilities, in addition to door-to-door transportation for clients and much-needed respite time for families and caregivers. 

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Donate Stock

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Have appreciated stock? Donate today to save on capital gains taxes and make a difference with your investments. Give up to 20% more when you donate stock! See guide for more information.

Please ensure you and your broker provide your name and address to The Arc, the name and number of securities transferred, and the stock valuation on the date of transfer.

Below is The Arc account information that you and your broker will need to complete the transaction: 

Brokerage: Merrill Lynch

Phone Number: 1-800-585-8252

DTC Number: 8862

Account Name: Arc of Greater Williamsburg

Account Number: 02131

IRA Distributions


We invite you to make tax-free gifts to The Arc directly from your Traditional IRA, $105,000* each year, postmarked by December 31, 2024. *indexed with inflation

These gifts count toward your Required Minimum Distribution, and applies to all qualified donors, whether or not you itemize. 

While these charitable IRA Distributions are non-deductible, they:​

  • Do not increase your taxable income and therefore are tax-free

  • Count toward your Required Minimum Distribution 

  • Can be used to make your annual gifts and pledge payments to The Arc for unrestricted support. 

Include The Arc in your Estate Plan


Considering a planned gift to The Arc in your will?

We are grateful for your generous intention, and would love to speak further about this. 

Please let us know if you have included The Arc in your will or if you have any questions and would like to connect. We ask that you kindly contact our Executive Director, Pam McGregor, at or


Options to include The Arc in your Estate Plan:​

  • Make a gift of cash, securities, or other property.

  • Designate a specific dollar amount, particular asset, or a fixed percentage of your estate to The Arc.

  • Leave all or a portion of your residuary estate to The Arc after providing for your other beneficiaries.

  • Name The Arc as a contingent beneficiary of your estate in the event your other beneficiaries do not survive you.  

  • Leave a gift to The Arc from your retirement plan, IRA, or life insurance policy. 

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