Give a Gift
Your support to M State - Detroit Lakes, Moorhead and Wadena makes a difference!
Gifts may qualify for income-tax charitable deductions, but we encourage donors to discuss potential tax advantages and other aspects of charitable giving with their attorney, tax advisor or financial consultant.
Whichever method you choose to give your gift, you can be assured that your philanthropy will contribute to the future of this great college. Help us make students' dreams come true by providing affordable higher education.
Endowments funds are established when a donor(s) make(s) a contribution to the Foundation of $25,000 or greater with conditions and restrictions that are acceptable to the Foundation. The endowment gift can be given over a period of time up to 5 years.
When you do not restrict the use of your gift, the Foundation gains flexibility not otherwise available. Unrestricted gifts can be used at the discretion of the Foundation Board to meet changing or urgent needs such as new educational initiatives, state-of-the-art technology and equipment, or capital improvements. Contact Denise Laymon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218.846.3720
In-Kind (non-cash) Gifts
An in-kind gift is a non-cash gift, usually tangible. An examples is program equipment, computers and books. Non-tangible gifts could also include things such as a service.
To make an in-kind gift, please contact the Denise Laymon at 218.846.3720 to discuss M State's or Foundation's interest in accepting the non-cash gift. If the M State or Foundation wishes to accept the gift, the donor bears the responsibility to complete the Acceptance Form for Non-Cash Gifts. Also be aware that tax laws place the burden of appraisal on the donor.
If your employer has a Matching Gift Program, you can double, or sometimes even triple, your contribution or your spouse's contribution to M State. Many corporations and businesses have demonstrated their support for M State by matching or multiplying their employees' gifts up to a set amount. Ask whether your employer or your spouse's employer participates in such a program. Certain restrictions apply to matching gifts. Please consult your company's personnel office for further information.
Your support is instrumental in bringing innovative educational opportunities to the region. Extra gifts such as those provided through a company's Matching Gift Program have significant impact on the M State's continued success.
To apply for matching funds from your or your spouse's employer, simply pick up a Matching Gift form from the employer (usually through the personnel or public relations department). Each matching gift program varies in terms of when the gift to our foundation can be matched, but the one constant is that the employee must initiate the process. Please follow the employer's instructions.
It's never too late to match your contribution. Even if your last gift to the Foundation was several months ago, you may still be able to apply to your employer or your spouse's employer for a matching gift. Many companies will provide matching funds within one calendar year.
Thank you for investing in success.
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
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
A donation of cash is a simple and easy way for you to make a gift.Benefits of gifts of cash
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
Last modified: October 1st, 2018 at 12:58pm