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Gifts left in Wills means more than just safeguarding history, they touch peoples lives and their futures.

There are many ways you can support the Charity, with options available to suit everyone's wishes.

There are several benefits, from creating your own legacy, to more practical things like tax relief.

We can help you to add GAMC to your Will easily, and can even help you write your Will, if you don't have one.

 There is a lot to consider, which is why we have created a handy FAQs page, help.

What Leaving a Gift
in your Will means to Us

Enriches our
Collections

Gifts enable us to acquire significant artefacts and engineering objects, from  British aviation history.

Enhances
Knowledge

Allows visitors to attain a better understanding of our collections by funding,  curatorial exhibitions and engineering projects.

Preserves our
Collections

Assists the Museum in developing our site, to ensure that we can continue to be enjoyed for centuries to come.

Delivers
World-class

Supports various exhibitions that inspire learning, provoke emotion, spark debate and reveal original historic stories.

Why leave a Gift
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Karen Tibbs

Museum Manager

Your options
when leaving a Gift

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Residuary
Gifts

A gift of all or part of the value of your estate, once all your other commitments have been settled. This is the most flexible way of supporting GAMC.

Pecuniary
Gifts

A gift of a specific sum of money. You may decide to protect this gift against inflation by asking your solicitor to perhaps ensure that it is index linked.

Specific
Gifts

A specific gift (an object). Discuss this with our Legacy team today to organise the details, so that the charity can accept your kind gift.

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Funeral
Collections

Often chosen as a way of celebrating a loved ones life on the day of the funeral. A special way for family and friends to help leave a lasting legacy.

In Memory Fundraiser

Many people take on a sponsored  challenge event and raise money with friends and family. either on your own or with our help.

Memorial
Fund

Opening a Memorial Fund in memory of a loved one, can be  a rewarding way to pay tribute to their life. Set up a Memorial Page

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Join us

We are always on the look out for new talent and experience, to join us here at the Gatwick Aviation Museum. Whether as a permanent member of staff, trustee, volunteer or intern - we want to here from you.

Live jobs

Our Pledge

We pledge that every donation will be put to responsible use wherever the need is greatest, whether that is caring for our permanent collection, supporting the curator or an exhibition, conserving a precious object.

Legacy Benefit
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It's Simple

Writing a Will doesn’t have to be daunting, expensive or time-consuming. You can  find a qualified solicitor in your local area for free via the Law Society website.

Gift in Memory

Making a donation in memory of a loved one can be a particularly meaningful way to honour their life, and is as easy as, donating to us instead of giving flowers.

Gift in Celebration

Donate to celebrate a special moment in a friend or loved one’s life such as a birthday, wedding or anniversary, however you donate - it matters!

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Legacy Benefits
for you and your loved ones

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Loved Ones

By writing a Will, you can be confident that your loved ones are provided for in the future, as well as your preferred charities.

Tax Relief

Gifts made to charities through Wills, are exempt from inheritance tax. Leaving a gift to GAMC, may actually help you to reduce your tax liability.

Inheritance Tax

Leaving 10% or more of the net value of your estate to GAMC, will qualify you for a 4% reduction in inheritance tax.

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Gatwick Aviation Museum

Loved Ones

By writing a Will, you can be confident that your loved ones are provided for in the future, as well as your preferred charities.

Tax Relief

Gifts made to charities through Wills, are exempt from inheritance tax. Leaving a gift to GAMC, may actually help you to reduce your tax liability.

Inheritance Tax

Leaving 10% or more of the net value of your estate to GAMC, will qualify you for a 4% reduction in inheritance tax.

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To make it easy and affordable, we have partnered with Charity Will specialist The Goodwill Partnership,

 

We can now help you to write a Will easily and can even offer a discounted price, when you remember us in your Will.

 

over the phone, or from the comfort of your home. Free home visits are conducted by a trained professional who will then pass your instructions to a qualified solicitor to write your Will. 

 

If you would prefer to find your own solicitor, don't forget to visit the Remember A Charity website to find a solicitor in your local area, who will advise you on leaving gifts to charities when making a Will.

To find out more about the Goodwill Partnership and for more general information on leaving a legacy, check out our handy Legacy FAQs.

Develops
Resources

From displays to our technical Library, visitors can further explore, study and enjoy our growing collections in more depth.

Connecting our Community

Creating the landscape for specialised learning programmes, that provide families & children the opportunity to learn with us.

Inspiring
Generations

Helping connect & encourage future aviators, engineers, thinkers, innovators and dreamers long into the future.

Keep our
doors Open

For families, young people, enthusiasts and students, to enjoy the Gatwick Aviation Museum forever.

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