Support The Network

As a Not-For-Profit 503(c) 3 organizations, your donations to Groden Center, Inc., Cove Center, Inc., and Behavioral Associates of Massachusetts (Halcyon Center) are fully tax deductable. We are flexible on accepting restricted or unrestricted gifts. Donations help the Groden Network maintain a high caliber of service. There are many ways that one can help the Groden Network, all of which fill important needs in our organization.

Our sincere appreciation to everyone whose continued support enables us to fulfill our mission. Donations can be mailed to us at: The Groden Network Development Office, 610 Manton Avenue, Providence, RI 02909.


Types of Gifts

Cash

Your cash gift to The Groden Network will maximize your charitable deduction and immediately benefit our clients.

Stock

Your gift of appreciated securities can save you from paying capital gains and have a significant impact on The Groden Network‘s programs and services and the people we serve.

Your gift of appreciated securities can save you from paying capital gains and have a significant impact on The Groden Network’s programs and services and the people we serve.

Donor Advised Fund

This is a popular and easy way to manage your charitable giving and an excellent alternative to establishing your own foundation.


Gifts That Will Help In The Future

Bequests

Naming The Groden Network in your will is an easy way to support The Groden Network without affecting your current income.

Retirement Assets

You can make a significant gift to The Groden Network by naming The Groden Network as beneficiary of your retirement assets.

Life Insurance

This method of giving will allow you to give a significant gift to The Groden Network without affecting your capital assets.


Gifts That Provide Income To You

Charitable Remainder Unitrusts

A charitable remainder unitrust offers you flexibility to change the amount of income you receive, make additional gifts to the trust and change how the trust is invested.


Real Estate Gifts

Charitable Remainder Unitrusts (‘Flip-CRUT”)

A charitable remainder unitrust offers you flexibility to change the amount of income you receive, make additional gifts to the trust and change how the trust is invested.

Gift of Real Estate

A gift of real estate, such as a home, vacation or business property, to The Groden Network can reduce your capital gains taxes while supporting The Groden Network services and programs.

Retained Life Estate

You may donate your home to The Groden Network, and continue to live in it during your lifetime.


Charitable Trusts

Charitable Lead Trust

When you transfer assets to The Groden Network through a charitable lead trust, income payments are made to The Providence Center for a designated number of years.

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust

When you transfer assets to The Groden Network through a charitable remainder annuity trust, The Groden Network receives fixed income. If you use appreciated assets you will reduce capital gains.


Other Giving Opportunities

Gifts of Cash

Cash is the easiest way to give a gift. Each year we conduct an Annual Appeal to benefit our clients. All of our contributed dollars are kept in a separate bank account and are spent in direct service. None of our contributed monies are spent on agency overhead or administration. We will send you a letter acknowledging your gift that you may use for IRS purposes. You can deduct a cash gift for income-tax purposes only in the year that you make the contribution.




While we prefer a direct contribution, we can receive United Way gifts if you designate the “Groden Center, Inc.” or ‘Cove Center, Inc.” during your workplace campaign pledge. Make sure to write in the full name of our organization. Or, if you have established a Philanthropy Fund at the United Way, you can arrange for a distribution to us.

The Groden Center and the Cove Center has a strong tradition of helping people in the community who are less fortunate. While there are many worthy organizations in need of your support, we ask you to consider making a gift to The Groden Center or The Cove Center.

Your donation makes a big difference in the lives of our clients. By donating to The Groden Center or Cove Center, you help in our efforts to serve people Autism and developmental disabilities in need services and treatments.

Write in the name and address of The Groden Center (86 Mt Hope Avenue, Providence, RI 02906) or the Cove Center (610 Manton Avenue, Providence, RI 02909) in the fourth box on your United Way form.

If you’re interested in making a gift to the United Way or if your company would like to run an employee campaign, please call our Director of Marketing & Development for more information. We thank you for your consideration.

Gifts-In-Kind

Gifts of personal or business property are a great way to support our organization. In-kind gifts range from clothing, toys and computers to medical equipment, supplies, food or software. It is your responsibility to place a value on the gift for a tax deduction. For more information, please contact our development staff.


Thank You for your donation….

Contributions to a Groden Network program can make a meaningful difference in the lives of our clients. Community assistance helps retain our highly qualified and experienced staff, provides capital for expenses such as upgrading worn facilities and equipment, purchasing a van to transport clients and equipment to job sites or cover unexpected client needs.

Please, consider a gift that will support our mission making life better for people with autism and developmental disabilities. THANK YOU!