MACV has over thirty years of experience connecting with former service members across Minnesota. We use a variety of creative approaches to address the needs of individual Veterans experiencing housing instability or homelessness.

Supporting MACV empowers Veterans living in Minnesota, resulting in advocacy and assistance for Veterans starting a new chapter of their lives.

Our EIN number is   41-1694717 and you can find many ways to support MACV below! 


Increase your impact, Reduce your taxes


Gifts of appreciated stock, bond, or mutual fund shares

  • Can be a tax-advantage to provide support for MACV *

IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution

  • Must be 70 ½ or older
  • Give up to $100,000
  • Avoid federal income tax on the distribution
  • Can be used to satisfy your required minimum distribution (but not limited to your RMD)*

Make MACV a Beneficiary of your IRA

  • One of the most tax-efficient ways to fund a charitable gift of your estate
  • Reduce or eliminate federal estate and income taxes*
  • Designate part or all of your IRA to make an impact at MACV

*Call your Tax Advisor to see which best fits your investments. If interested in making a stock donation, please call MACV headquarters at 651-291-8756 for more information.

Click here to access our most recently available annual financial statements and 990 tax filings.


By including MACV in your estate plans, you ensure that your values of
compassion, support, and community assistance are carried forward, providing vital aid to
veterans for generations to come.

The Legacy Planning Guide for the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) is designed to support you in making informed decisions about your estate and legacy planning. This guide is a testament to the power of your generosity and the significant impact it can have on the lives of veterans in Minnesota. By including MACV in your estate plans, you ensure that your values of compassion, support, and community assistance are carried forward, providing vital aid to veterans for generations to come. Click here for the full MACV Legacy Giving Guide.

What You Will Find Inside:

  • Chapter 1: Understanding Legacy Planning Learn the fundamentals of legacy planning and its significance in supporting MACV’s mission to end veteran homelessness.
  • Chapter 2: Preparing to Plan Your Estate Steps to gather important documents, assess your assets, and consider your family and charitable goals as part of the estate planning.
  •  Chapter 3: Legacy Giving Options Explore various ways to include MACV in your legacy, from bequests and charitable trusts to beneficiary designations.
  • Chapter 4: Creating Your Will or Trust Guidance on creating these crucial documents, ensuring they reflect your wishes and contribute to MACV’s ongoing mission.
  •  Chapter 5: Donating Real Estate and Other Non-Cash Assets Discover how real estate, stocks, and personal property gifts can support MACV and provide you with potential tax benefits.
  • Chapter 6: Communicating Your Wishes: Communicating your estate plans to your family, executor, and MACV is important to ensure your wishes are honored.
  •  Chapter 7: The Impact of Your Legacy provides Insights into how your legacy gift will support veterans, change lives, and make a lasting deference.
  •  Chapter 8: Keeping Your Plans Up to Date Tips for regularly reviewing and updating your estate plan to reflect life changes and ensure it continues to align with your goals.
  •  Chapter 9: Additional Resources and Support: A compilation of resources, including contact information for the MACV Legacy Team, to assist you in your legacy planning journey.

Contact Information:
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)

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Are you a federal employee or retiree? Join the 2021 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and donate to MACV today!

Ready to make a difference in a Veteran’s life? Start here! Search for us with:

  • CFC code 84275 or
  • EIN number 41-1694717

The online pledge portal allows you to easily renew your pledge each year and offers the full range of pledge options:

  • Payroll deduction (the most popular!)
  • Credit/debit card
  • E-check/bank transfer
  • Volunteer hours (federal employees only)
  • CFC Giving Mobile App and paper pledge forms.

Veterans need your help today. Do your part to end Veteran homelessness and donate to CFC before January 15, 2022. Thank you for your support!


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