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Dana Hearn and Kevin McCloskey
"Just entering the building is like being in a cathedral" says Kevin. Their visits provide them with a tranquil sense of calm and grounding; and when they hear a piece of interesting or beautiful music, they are literally transported to a peaceful place.
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Jane Bergner
"One of the greatest evenings I've ever experienced was forging my way through a snowstorm to the Kennedy Center to see the Mariinsky Ballet perform Sleeping Beauty," Jane said.
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Bequests

Make a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime and leave a legacy for the performers and audience members of tomorrow.

Have you ever wished you could support The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the National Symphony Orchestra, or Washington National Opera and improve your financial security at the same time?

Well, you can. At the Kennedy Center, we call it Creative Giving. You don’t have to be wealthy to make a significant gift.

In fact, just one “creative gift” can return an immediate tax deduction to you, plus lifetime income for you and a loved one, plus long-term financial support to the Kennedy Center.

That's right… you benefit, your loved ones benefit, and the Kennedy Center benefits. If that isn't creativity, we'd like to know what is.

How is this possible? By taking advantage of incentives the IRS provides, we can craft a gift that delivers exactly the benefits to us, and to you, that you have been looking for.

Financial advisors call these creative techniques “planned gifts,” because with thoughtful planning, you can turn personal giving challenges into win-win solutions for you and for us.


The material presented on this Planned Giving website is not offered as legal or tax advice.
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