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Types of Planned Giving

Select the Type of Gift You Would Like to Give to Gateway

Outright Gifts

Gifts of Cash
Maximize your charitable deduction and deliver immediate benefits to the college.

Gifts of Appreciated Securities
The IRS allows you one of its most significant tax breaks for gifts of appreciated securities. Ask us how to transfer these assets to the college.

Gifts of Real Estate
Make a substantial gift to Gateway through a transfer of residential, commercial, or undeveloped real estate.

Gifts of Business Interests
Give an interest in a closely held or family business.

Gifts of Personal Property
Donate books, artwork or vehicles that are needed by the college and secure an income tax deduction.

Estate Gifts

Gifts by Will or Living Trust
Give to the college without affecting your cash flow during your lifetime.

Gifts of Retirement Plans
Your retirement plan may be worth more when donated to us than to your heirs.

Gifts of Life Insurance
Create a significant endowment for the college without dipping into your capital assets.

Gifts in Partnership with Us

Charitable Gift Annuities - Immediate
Receive a fixed payout and significant tax benefits.

Charitable Gift Annuities - Deferred
Build retirement earnings by deferring the onset of annuity payments (recommended for younger donors).

Charitable Lead Trusts
Freeze the taxable value of your appreciating assets by using them to make gifts today and passing them back to family members later.

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trusts
Combine a charitable gift with a predictable fixed-income payout by placing your donation into an individually managed trust.

Charitable Remainder Unitrusts
Choose from several options that best meet your personal financial situation and our needs.

Retained Life Estates
Give your house and continue to live there rent-free.