Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is The FASNY Fund?
Why is my gift important?
Where does the money go?
How do I make a gift?
Can I designate my gift to a specific area?
Is my gift tax deductible?
Can I give an anonymous gift?
Can I give in honor/memory of someone?


 
What is The FASNY Fund?
The FASNY Fund is a program established by FASNY to receive and manage annual gifts needed to offset expenses and support programs that state support and membership alone can’t cover. The FASNY Fund was created to support FASNY in their efforts to provide information, education and training for the volunteer fire service throughout the state. The FASNY Fund represents the areas of greatest need. These include legislative support, training and education, fire prevention and life safety and youth programs, among other important initiatives.


 
Why is my gift important?
Your generous donation can directly improve our volunteer firefighters’ experience. Through support of the FASNY Fund your donation provides legislative support, training and education, fire prevention and life safety resources, as well as assist local youth programs. Or you can choose to designate your donation to support a specific program, such as Operation Small Change, Chapel Fund, or the FASNY Scholarship Fund


 
Where does the money go?
As part of the fundraising initiative, you have the option to designate your donation to support a specific program of your choice: FASNY General Fund, Operation Small Change, Chapel Fund, or FASNY Scholarship Fund.


 
How do I make a gift?
Please see ways to support for your options.


 
Can I designate my gift to a specific area?
As part of the fundraising initiative, you have the option to designate your donation to support a specific program of your choice: FASNY General Fund, Operation Small Change, Chapel Fund or FASNY Scholarship Fund


 
Is my gift tax deductible?
Yes, the Firemen’s Association for the State of New York is a 501(c)(3) organization. Please consult with a professional tax advisor.


 
Can I give an anonymous gift?
Yes, just let us know if you wish to remain anonymous.


 
Can I give in honor/memory of someone?
Make a gift in honor or memoriam now.

 

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