If you are age 70 1/2:
Required minimum distributions (RMDs) must be taken each year beginning with the year you turn 70 1/2. You can transfer a gift from your IRA to charity without it being counted in your income or being taxed. This is called the “qualified charitable distribution” (QCD), more commonly known as the Charitable IRA Rollover.The transfer goes directly from your IRA to charity. Your total annual IRA gift(s) cannot exceed $100,000.