Giving Options

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Other Giving Options

Gifts of Stocks and Bonds

Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to M State Foundation and Alumni.

Benefits of gifts of stocks and bonds
  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of appreciated stock
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction
  • Further our mission today
Donating appreciated real estate, such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to M State Foundation and Alumni.
Benefits of gifts of real estate
  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of the real estate
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction based on the value of the gift
  • Leave a lasting legacy to M State Foundation and Alumni

Gifts of Retirement Assets

Donating part or all of your unused retirement assets, such as your IRA, 401(k), 403(b), pension or other tax-deferred plan, is an excellent way to make a gift to M State Foundation and Alumni.

If you are like most people, you probably will not use all of your retirement assets during your lifetime. You can make a gift of your unused retirement assets to help further our mission.

Benefits of gifts of retirement assets
  • Avoid potential estate tax on retirement assets
  • Your heirs would avoid income tax on any retirement assets funded on a pre-tax basis
  • Receive potential estate tax savings from an estate tax deduction

Gifts of Cash

A donation of cash is a simple and easy way for you to make a gift.

Benefits of gifts of cash
  • You can make an immediate impact on our mission
  • You can take a charitable income tax deduction

Gifts of Insurance

A gift of your life insurance policy is an excellent way to make a gift to M State Foundation and Alumni. If you have a life insurance policy that has outlasted its original purpose, consider making a gift of your insurance policy to M State Foundation and Alumni. For example, you may have purchased a policy to provide for minor children and they are now financially independent adults.

Benefits of gifts of life insurance
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction
  • If M State Foundation and Alumni retains the policy to maturity, you can receive additional tax deductions by making annual gifts so that we can pay the premiums
  • If M State Foundation and Alumni cashes in the policy, you will be able to see firsthand how your gift supports our charitable work
  • If we retain the policy to maturity, or you name us as a beneficiary, once the policy matures, the proceeds of your policy will be paid to our organization so that we can use the proceeds to further our charitable work
Please let us know if you have already named us as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy. We would like to thank you and recognize you for your gift.

Last modified: March 15th, 2018 at 04:29pm