Planned Giving

Gifts That Pay You Income

Did you know there's a gift to Marshall University that returns payments to you? Yes, the IRS allows and encourages these creative plans that can stretch your giving ability. Here’s how they work:

Some of the best ways to support Marshall University are available through life-income gifts. These "Gifts That Pay You Income" help you make a substantial gift to Marshall while increasing your income!

The plans described here all have one substantial advantage over investment vehicles you read about elsewhere: these plans produce generous gifts to Marshall University. So, while you will receive income for life or a set period of time, you can provide for yourself and Marshall today.

The Benefits

  • An additional source of lifetime income for you, your spouse, or other significant persons.
  • A potential increase in the income you are currently receiving from your investments.
  • An immediate tax deduction for a portion of your gift.
  • No capital gains tax due at the transfer of appreciated assets to your gift plan.

Which life-income gift best fits your needs?

Charitable Gift Annuity
You want secure, stable income at a high payout rate. Your gift can be in cash or stock. Learn more about a Charitable Gift Annuity.

Deferred Gift Annuity
As a younger donor still in high-earnings years, you are still saving for retirement and also trying to lower your taxable income. Learn more about a Deferred Gift Annuity.

Charitable Remainder Unitrust
You want maximum flexibility over the investment and benefits of your gift plan. Learn more about a Charitable Remainder Unitrust.

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
You want the flexibility to invest and manage your gift plan, and also the security of stable income. Learn more about a Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust.




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