About Us


About The ACTEC Foundation

The ACTEC Foundation is the philanthropic arm of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel or ACTEC. ACTEC is an association of the best and brightest will, trust and estate lawyers in the US and abroad. The ACTEC Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) that offers education to families and professionals and supports students interested in the trust and estate area of the law.

Foundation President Jeffrey C. Thede offers an overview of key projects and grants highlighted in the Voices of the ACTEC Foundation videos:

Through continued financial support, The ACTEC Foundation offers professional development, scholarships and education for a number of important efforts, including:


Public Initiatives


Student Editorial Board

In conjunction with the College, the ACTEC Foundation provides funding to at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra for the Student Editorial Board, the team responsible for citation editing for the ACTEC Law Journal, the legal publication of ACTEC.