Legacy Giving

Make a Big Impact with a Future Gift

CoSA is a special association, unlike most others:

  • CoSA is the recognized voice for state and territorial archives among national agencies, contributing expertise and insights into the critical conversations concerning documenting government, preserving history, and securing rights.
  • Member volunteerism is in CoSA's DNA. It's how work gets done and CoSA does work!
  • Member dues are secondary to participation: every state, territory and the District of Columbia archives is a member, as are their staffs.

When you include the Council of State Archivists in your estate plan, your generosity advances our thriving community... a community where state and territorial archives leaders and staff find an inclusive network committed to education, training, and collective growth. Your legacy gift ensures that quality programming and advocacy for archives will continue well into the future.

You may create a legacy:

  • by designating CoSA as beneficiary of your will or trust;
  • by designating CoSA as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy;
  • through the gift of a pension, IRA or other retirement plan proceeds;
  • by remembering others through memorial gifts; and
  • through the gift of securities.

Please consult your personal financial advisor, tax advisor, accountant and/or estate planning attorney to consider a giving strategy that works for you and your family.