Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Society Frequent Asked Questions

Why should I join Riverside Park Conservancy’s Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Society?
  • Have a major impact on Riverside Park and New York City that lasts beyond your lifetime.
  • A unique opportunity to make a substantial contribution, one that is often larger than is possible solely through annual giving.
  • Inspire others to commit to ensuring Riverside Park Conservancy’s growth and success for the future.
  • Legacy gifts help to lay the groundwork for our advancement, ensuring that the work, restoration and environments that we are establishing today will thrive for generations to come.
How do I plan a legacy gift?
We recommend that you discuss your planned giving options with a trusted estate or financial advisor.
Does the Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Society have any dues or fees?
There are no dues or fees to join the Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Society. All that is required is a promise to remember Riverside Park Conservancy in your estate plans.
Can my gift remain anonymous?
Riverside Park Conservancy will be certain to respect your wish of anonymity.
Does the Conservancy require any type of signed agreement confirming that Riverside Park is included in my estate plan?
The Conservancy only asks for a written or emailed confirmation indicating that you plan to include Riverside Park Conservancy in your estate plans. No further details are required.
Do I have to provide a copy of my will or disclose the dollar amount and terms of my estate plans for the benefit of Riverside Park Conservancy?
The Conservancy does not ask for any documents to become a Society member. Although the Conservancy is appreciative of any financial disclosures that you are comfortable providing, no specific information is required. All information provided will be held in strict confidence.
How can I get more information on joining the Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Society?
Riverside Park Conservancy can answer all your questions. Please contact us at 212-870-3070 or email legacy@riversideparknyc.org for more information about the Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Society or any other questions you may have about honoring Riverside Park in your estate plans.