SSA may accept unconditional gifts and bequests made to one or more of the trust funds.
An acceptable gift must be unconditional, unsolicited, and may include:
Money (cash, checks, etc.), or
Monetary bequests, or
Returned or donated benefit checks.
An unacceptable gift includes:
Nonmonetary gifts or bequests, or
Conditional gifts or bequests.
A conditional gift is made with specific stipulation(s) for its use other than for
deposit to an SSA trust fund.