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Area 1 Agency on Aging is a private non-profit corporation.  All gifts support only Area 1 Agency on Aging services and programs. 

Area 1 Agency on Aging relies on a variety of public and private funding sources. You can help A1AA improve the lives of seniors, their families and caregivers living in Del Norte and Humboldt counties through your tax-deductible gifts. Through these generous contributions, A1AA can ensure that essential support and assistance will remain available for generations to come.

Gifts to the A1AA can be made in a variety of ways including donations, memorials, a designation in your will, or through a trust. Donations may be made for a specified purpose or for use at the Agency's discretion. Donations or gifts can be made anonymously. The wishes of the donor will be honored.

There are several ways to leave a planned gift, bequest, or endowment to benefit your community. A1AA can guide you in making an informed choice based on your assets, wishes, and long-term objectives. To discuss potential donations to the A1AA, please call us at (707) 442-3763 or the Humboldt Area Foundation at (707) 442-2993.

Endowments | A monetary contribution or gift of assets such as securities and real estate can be structured in a number of ways, including an endowment that only allows for support of programs of the Area 1 Agency on Aging.

Gift Annuities | Gift annuities allow you to transfer assets and enjoy a fixed annuity for life some of which may be tax free.

Insurance Policies | You may simply allocate part or all of your policy naming Area 1 Agency on Aging as owner or beneficiary.

Lead Trusts | Allows you to transfer assets to a trust and pay a stipulated income to Area 1 Agency on Aging for a fixed number of years. These trusts generate earnings for a designated amount of time and are then divided among your beneficiaries.

Remainder Trusts | These are used to place your assets in a trust, which earns interest for you and your beneficiaries until no beneficiaries remain.

Donor Advised Funds | Provides an opportunity to recommend the use of your gift by Area 1 Agency on Aging.

Retirement Plans | Similar to life insurance, you can allocate a percentage of your retirement assets to the nonprofit of your choice.

Area 1 Agency on Aging accepts monetary donations online via VISA, MasterCard or Discover. Please use the link below to be directed to our secure donation gateway. Our secure payment form will open in a new window.

If you need assistance with online donations, or would prefer to make a donation by phone or mail, please call 707-442-3763 or email for assistance. (Keep your account secure: Do not email credit card information!)

Area 1 Agency on Aging refund policy does not allow for donations to be refunded. For further information, please call 707-442-3763.