WHYY Charitable Gift Annuity: A Gift that Provides Lifetime Income!

In addition to the great satisfaction of supporting WHYY's mission, you can tailor your WHYY Charitable Gift Annuity to meet your unique financial and philanthropic goals.
Here are a few of the many advantages of a WHYY Charitable Gift Annuity:

  • Guaranteed, lifetime income - a portion of which is usually always tax-free.
  • Ability to convert low-yielding cash or non-dividend securities into guaranteed, lifetime income for you and/or your loved one.
  • A sizable charitable tax deduction.
  • Capital Gains Tax reduction when funding your WHYY Charitable Gift Annuity with appreciated securities.
  • A meaningful Philanthropic commitment toward WHYY’s insightful and informative programs.

For a personalized gift example, please contact Robin Austin, Planned Giving Officer at 215-351-2019 or raustin@whyy.org. All inquiries are confidential and without obligation.


Age Rate
65 4.7%
70 5.1%
75 5.8%
80 6.8%
85 7.8%
Current Age Rate
40 10.4%
45 8.9%
50 7.6%
55 6.5%
60 5.5%

*WHYY follows the rates established by the American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA), effective July 1, 2012 (unchanged as of April 5, 2016).

The above calculations are for illustration purposes only and should not be consider legal, accounting, or other professional advice. WHYY’s latest Annual Report is available here or by writing to WHYY, Independence Mall West, 150 N. Sixth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, (215) 351-0511. The official registration and financial information of WHYY may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.