In 2006, Congress approved a two-year “IRA Charitable Rollover Option” that allowed certain seniors to give sizeable tax-free qualified charitable distributions (QCD) to their favorite charities. Since then, the law was repeatedly reinstated in two-year increments, until it became permanent in 2015.

As administrations have changed and tax laws have evolved, this truth has remained consistent: giving from an IRA remains the obvious choice for donors who qualify.

 If you are at least 70 ½ years old, you can give up to $100,000 from your IRA (or $200,000 for couples) to Norfolk Christian and receive significant tax benefits in return.

 Any gifts from your IRA…

  • allow you to give in a substantial way without affecting your cash flow,

  • reduce your taxable income (whether or not you itemize!)

  • can be used to fulfill any charitable pledges you’ve made, AND

  •  will fulfill all or part of your required minimum distributions.

It’s a time-tested, win-win, tax-wise giving solution!

For information on any of our ways to give, please contact Rick Nikkel, Director of Advancement, at or at 757.233.8448.

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