Planned Giving

Planned and estate gifts are crucial to U.S. Figure Skating and helps to shape the future of the sport. You can direct your gift to several different areas and a U.S. Figure Skating representative is happy to answer any questions. Please see the information below to reach out.

Organization Details

Legal Name: United States Figure Skating Association
Entity Status: 501 (c) (3) non profit

Tax Identification number: 84-0768715

Contact Information

U.S. Figure Skating
20 First Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(P) 719.635.5200
(F) 719.635.9548
USFigureSkating.org
(E) bdiederich@usfigureskating.org

Statements

As the national governing body, the mission of the United States Figure Skating Association is to provide programs to encourage participation and achievement in the sport of figure skating on ice.

The Memorial Fund

The Memorial Fund was created to honor our past, including those lost in the tragic plane crash of 1961, while also preserving the future of U.S. Figure Skating athletes. The fund aims to use, disburse, expend, apply and devote the income to promote physical health and development of young athletes, to encourage and foster them to continue growing within the sport.

How You Can Help

  • Donations to the Area of Greatest Need gives U.S. Figure Skating the ability to respond to unforeseen opportunities and the flexibility to provide financial assistance to skaters and programs at a moment’s notice. An unrestricted gift is one of the most valuable gifts you can give U.S. Figure Skating.
  • Over the past 50 years, the Memorial Fund has provided more than $20 million in financial support to thousands of skaters. It not only provides monetary assistance for training expenses but tuition assistance for athletes attending institutions of higher education.
  • Specific disciplines, programs or funds: Designate your gift to benefit singles, pairs, ice dance or synchronized skating programs. Specifying your donation will allow U.S. Figure Skating to direct your gift into the fund that matches your intent.
  • The history of figure skating is one to celebrate and share with future generations of skaters and fans around the globe. When you give to Preservation and Restoration, your gift will assist our Museum in preserving the rich history of the sport in order to be shared for years to come.

A planned gift to U.S. Figure Skating could make a world of difference. As a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, U.S. Figure Skating can use planned gifts to help young athletes, establish new programs and continue to bring the sport of figure skating to athletes of all ages

Bequests

A bequest is simply a gift you make to U.S. Figure Skating through your will, which indicates your desire to leave something of value to U.S. Figure Skating. A charitable bequest can be a specific dollar amount or percentage of the value of your total estate, a gift of stock, life insurance or even real estate.

U.S. Figure Skating as a Beneficiary

Consider naming U.S. Figure Skating as a beneficiary or contingent beneficiary in your retirement account, savings or checking account, pension plan or insurance policy. Do I need an attorney for this purpose? Naming U.S. Figure Skating as a beneficiary can be accomplished without an attorney. Simply contact your IRA custodian, bank, or insurance representative for a beneficiary designation form. Should you decide to change your mind regarding beneficiary designations, the document can easily be updated to reflect edits.

Notification and Recognition

All donations made to U.S. Figure Skating are acknowledged if the donor would like recognition. Please share your giving intentions so we can acknowledge your generosity. We also respect wishes if you prefer to remain anonymous.

Your contacts for this area of interest

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Brent Diederich
Manager, Giving Programs

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