A legacy to benefit you and the Friends
Bequests and other planned gifts can play an important role in the long-term financial stability of the Friends, helping to ensure the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad survives and thrives.
- Cash gifts
- Stock transfers
- Charitable gift annuities
- Charitable remainder trusts
- Charitable lead trusts
- Life insurance
- Real estate
A planned gift can help you achieve the following objectives:
- Bypass capital gains
- Increase current income
- Reduce current income taxes
- Reduce federal estate taxes
- Conserve future assets for your heirs
You may also make a gift to honor someone, in memory of someone, or in celebration of an event such as a birthday, anniversary, or achievement.
If you would like to discuss planned giving and the Friends, please contact Friends president Tim Tennant via email at
or at the Friends office:
Friends of the C&TS Railroad, Inc.
6005 Osuna Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
The Friends of the C&TS does not offer legal or tax advice. We encourage members to consult their own legal and financial advisors to structure a gift plan that achieves both the giving desires and personal financial goals. If you have further questions please call Steven Schroeder, Catalyst Financial Management at 505-889-8889 or contact him by email at