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Through a gift that benefits you and NYU

Your gift to NYU can be a wise investment for you and your family, as well as for future generations of NYU students and faculty.

We are delighted to offer resources to you on these pages, so you can learn more about unique and creative gift planning arrangements that maximize financial advantages for you and NYU. Your charitable gift can help you:

  • Generate a high and secure income for life
  • Earn higher income while avoiding capital gains taxes
  • Provide an income stream to family and loved ones
  • Increase your retirement income
  • Pass more of your wealth to your family and loved ones
  • Realize a substantial current-year income tax charitable deduction
  • Reduce or eliminate your estate tax burden

And much more…

Your gift to NYU can become an integral part of your overall asset planning.

In this website, we describe just a few of the ways you can design your gift to maximize the advantages for you and NYU. The information we provide will reveal many unexpected possibilities and opportunities to combine philanthropy with your financial planning. Begin by browsing through Gifts Anyone Can Afford.

We would be delighted to talk with you and your advisor to help you explore which of these gift arrangements may best suit your needs and your desires for the future of NYU.


Judy Tobias Davis, a leading light of NYU’s Silver School of Social Work and an honoree at the School’s Fiftieth Anniversary, made a major contribution to the School through the NYU Charitable Gift Annuity. Her gift reflects a long involvement with the School - and an appreciation of the unique financial advantages of charitable gifts that pay income back to the donor.

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Joe Cillo has fashioned his life around inquiry, innovation and inventiveness. He attended Brooklyn Tech, just a few blocks from home, then enrolled in the aeronautics program at NYU’s Engineering College, at the former University Heights campus. The first in his family to attend college, NYU’s offer of a full scholarship - and work as a dance instructor - made his education possible. While at NYU Heights, he lived just off-campus in the Psi Upsilon fraternity he joined; he still remembers fondly the camaraderie.
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Let us know: If you have already included NYU in your estate plans, please let us know so we can thank you and welcome you to The Society of The Torch. You can call or email us or use our simple online bequest notification form.

The material presented on this Planned Giving website is not offered as legal or tax advice.
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