CASH DONATIONS IN HONOR OF COL. C.E. "BUD" ANDERSON


Col. C.E. "Bud" Anderson will be age 100 on January 13, 2022! Col. Anderson's significant milestone can be acknowledged by making a cash donation in his name directly to the Auburn Aviation Association Educational Endowment Fund (AAAEEF) located at Placer Community Foundation. This endowment will support aviation related scholarships and grants given in honor of Col. Anderson for decades to come. Be sure to include a note to Col. Anderson with your donation.  Click here to add cash to the AAAEEF Fund 



DONATE

Auburn Aviation Association gratefully honors donors that have given support to our many aviation education activities for youth and young adults. Whether people choose to give today or in the future, their gifts are helping encourage and inspire future aviators.


To read more about Col. Anderson and to see a complete list of those who have made a lasting gift to AAA View our Legacy Squadron Members.


Will you help us? We offer the following as ways to give now, or in the future.

legacy gifts

veterans memorial bricks

tangible asset donations


LEAVE A LASTING LEGACY 

AAA is proud to have the Auburn Aviation Association Education Endowment Fund (AAAEEF) at Placer Community Foundation (PCF). This fund is invested by the Foundation for long-term growth with earnings supporting AAA’s aviation scholarships and other educational opportunities. A gift to this fund ensures AAA’s work will continue for generations. 

A GIFT IN YOUR WILL OR TRUST, KNOWN AS A CHARITABLE BEQUEST.

A charitable bequest is language in your will or trust that leaves to Placer Community Foundation a specific item, an amount of money, a gift contingent upon certain events or a percentage of your estate. By including a bequest to the Foundation in support of the Auburn Aviation Association Education Endowment Fund in your will or trust, your gift entitles your estate to maximum charitable tax deductions afforded by federal law. (Bequest Intention Form)

A GIFT THROUGH YOUR INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT (IRA)        

An IRA Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) can be donated to a Charity Tax Free.   

IRAs or other qualified retirement plans are often the best types of assets to leave a charity because they are taxed heavily when left to heirs. RMD's can be gifted to the AAAEEF completely Tax Free 

Beneficiary of an IRA Account.

The Auburn Aviation Association Endowment (AAAEEF) can also be listed as a Beneficiary on an IRA Account. This is a very easy way to designate a contribution without changing your Will or Trust. Simply designate "Placer Community Foundation in support of AAAEEF" as the beneficiary of the account and inform PCF of your decision.


BUY AN ENGRAVED BRICK

Click here for the order form to purchase an engraved brick at the Veterans Memorial at the Auburn Airport.  Or call AAA Secretary, Joanie Mooneyham, for information.  (530) 401-0595.

Sculptor Doug Van Howd, a pilot himself, created this impressive artwork installed at the Auburn Municipal Airport.  WWII Triple Ace Col. Clarence "Bud" Anderson is depicted in the piece, but the installation is a tribute to all veterans. You can purchase a brick and have it engraved in honor of someone you'd like to recognize.  Originally, brick sales contributed to funding the sculpture. Col. Anderson has graciously allowed AAA to collect additional proceeds to go into the endowment fund in his name.



WE'LL TAKE IT!

When it's just easier to donate it for the tax credit, Auburn Aviation Association can accept it and give you a receipt for a tax deduction.  Contact Don Wolfe

Learn more about these and other gift options by contacting:

Jessica Hubbard, Philanthropic Services Manager at Placer Community Foundation or call (530) 885-4920.

Placer Community Foundation can tailor your future gift to address multiple causes important to you and your family.


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