How to Give

Create Your Legacy Through a Planned Gift

Charitable gifts help you meet your current philanthropic goals and extend your generosity well into the future. But did you know that a planned gift can also protect your assets, provide for your family, and guarantee you income for life? You can even make a significant impact through a gift that costs nothing in your lifetime (through a charitable bequest under your will).

Five Ways to Make a Planned Gift

To read about one of the five basic ways to make a planned gift, hover over the appropriate box and then select for more information.

Rollover image of a student. Link to Gifts by Will.
Rollover image of students walking on campus. Link to Gifts That Pay You Income.
Rollover image of students working on an experiment in class. Link to Gifts that Protect Your Assets.
Rollover image of a statue on campus. Link to Gifts of Retirement Plans.
Rollover image of a student doing an experiment. Link to What to Give.

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