There are a number of ways that you can help the New York State Trooper
Foundation help you and others in your community. Whether you purchase
a gift from our catalog, donate a cash amount or contribute in kind your
generosity can go a long way towards helping our Troopers to help you.
Click on a method at left for more information.
The Trooper Foundation is pleased to accept support in various forms:
cash, stocks or gifts-in-kind of property. And because the Trooper Foundation
is a 501(c)(3) charity, all gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed
by law. Additional gifts may be made through bequests, life insurance,
and life income arrangements (e.g., charitable remainder trusts, annuities,
GEORGE F. CHANDLER SOCIETY
The George F. Chandler Society commemorates the extraordinary vision and
work of the first Superintendent of the New York State Police. The Society
honors all contributors of $25,000 or more to the Trooper Foundation during
the fiscal year, July 1 through June 30.
There are two membership levels of the George F. Chandler society:
$25,000 - $49,999: Regular Member
$50,000 and above: Lifetime Member
ORDER OF THE GREY RIDERS
The Order of the Grey Riders pays tribute to the original New York State
Troopers who, because they were a mounted patrol and wore gray uniforms,
were known as Grey Riders. Membership honors those donors who contribute
$5,000 to $24,999 to the Trooper Foundation during the fiscal year.
There are two membership levels of the Order of the Grey Riders:
$5,000 - $9,999: Regular Member
$10,000 - $24,999: Distinguished Member
Members of the Chandler Society and the Order of the Grey Riders are:
• invited to attend select events during the year as guests of the
Superintendent of the New York State Police.
• invited to special recognition events as guests of the Chairman
of the Board of Trustees.
• recognized on special plaques which hang in the State Police Academy.
• recognized in the annual Honor Roll of Contributors.
THE PARTNERSHIP COUNCIL
The Partnership Council recognizes individual and business donors who
contribute $1,000 to $4,999 to the Trooper Foundation during the fiscal
year. Individual donors at this level are considered members of the Citizen's
Partnership Council and business or corporate donors are considered members
of the Corporate Partnership Council.
There are two membership levels of the Partnership Council:
$1,000 - $2,499: Regular Member
$2,500 - $4,999: Distinguished Member
Members of the Partnership Council are:
• invited to a special recognition event as guests of the Chairman
of the Board of Trustees.
• recognized on a special plaque which hangs in the State Police
• recognized in the annual Honor Roll of contributors.
TROOPER FOUNDATION ASSOCIATES
The Trooper Foundation Associates recognizes those donors who give $100
to $999 to the Foundation during the fiscal year.
There are two membership levels of Trooper Foundation Associates:
$100 - $499: Regular Member
$500 - $999: Distinguished Member
Members of the Associates are:
• invited to an annual recognition event.
• recognized in the Honor Roll of Contributors.