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Discovery Society

Discover how giving can benefit you and ACSM!

In 1954, 11 health career professionals came together with a dream and commitment to apply their knowledge, training, and dedication in sports medicine and exercise science to promote healthier lifestyles for people around the globe. With this vision, the American College of Sports Medicine was founded.

The original 11 founding members of ACSM left significant legacies in the field of sports medicine and exercise science through their vision and generosity. Today, ACSM continues to build on their dream. Their legacy endures.

You, too, have an opportunity to leave an enduring legacy and shape the direction of the field of sports medicine and exercise science. The ACSM Discovery Society is an important philanthropic program for those who share a commitment to sports medicine and exercise science, and want to leave a lasting impact on the field.

Society members are those thoughtful people who, through their foresight and generosity, have made a planned, estate, or endowment gift in support of ACSM.

Discovery Society Brochure 

Planned Giving Opportunities

The ACSM Foundation is pleased to assist you in your consideration of gifts and bequests to the Foundation. The Foundation is able to provide standard forms that your attorney may consider in the preparation of your gift or wording in your will. A Foundation representative is available to discuss your specific situation or any problems which may arise.  Learn more about the Methods of Giving or click on any of the below forms.

Advantages of Life Income Arrangements

Bequests

Charitable Gift Annuity

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust

Charitable Remainder Unitrusts

Deferred Charitable Gift Annuity

Gifts of Closely Held Stock

Gifts of Lead Trusts

Gifts of Real Estate

Gifts of Real Estate -- Retained Right

Gifts of Stock

IRA Rollover

Life Insurance

Retirement Plan Assets

For more information regarding the Discovery Society or Planned Giving options please contact the ACSM Foundation at 317-637-9200.  

This text has been prepared as an informational guide only. The contents are not intended as legal advice to donors or potential donors on their personal gift and estate planning. Please seek your independent counsel for applicability of these principles to your personal circumstances.

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