What sort of benefits will you receive by donating to Adrian College?
The benefits to you and your family of donating to Adrian College are numerous. A full list of opportunities and outcomes is available below.
Meet your personal objectives.
|Your Goal||Your Action||Your Benefits|
|make a quick & easy gift||simply write a check now||an income tax deduction and immediate impact for us|
|avoid tax on capital gains||contribute long term appreciated stock or other securities||a charitable deduction plus no capital gains tax|
|share your enjoyment of a collection or other personal item||donate tangible personal property related to our exempt function||a charitable deduction based on the full fair market value|
|make a revocable gift during your lifetime||name us the beneficiary of assets in a living trust||full control of the trust terms for your lifetime|
|defer a gift until after your lifetime||put a bequest in your will (give us cash, specific property, or a share of the residue)||your donations are fully exempt from estate tax|
|make a large gift with little cost to yourself||contribute a life insurance policy you no longer need||current and possibly future income tax deductions|
|avoid the twofold taxation on IRA or other employee benefit plans||name us as the beneficiary of the remainder of the assets after your lifetime||it lets you leave your family other assets that carry less tax liability|
|avoid capital gains tax on the sale of a home or other real estate||donate the property to us;or sell it to us at a bargain price||an income tax deduction, plus reduction or elimination of capital gains tax|
|give your personal residence or farm but retain life use||create charitable gift of future interest, called a retained life estate||it gives you tax advantages plus use of the property|
|create a hedge against inflation over the long term||create charitable remainder unitrust||it pays you a variable income for life and gives you tax benefits|
|secure a fixed life income while avoiding market risks||create a charitable remainder annuity trust||it gives you tax benefits and often boosts your rate of return|
|reduce gift and estate taxes on assets you pass to children and grandchildren||create a charitable lead trust that pays income to us for a specific term of years||it has the estate tax benefits of a gift, but your family keeps the property|
If you are considering donating a gift to Adrian College, we thank you for your generosity. Please download the form here.
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