• A charitable gift could bring a lifetime of benefits

    • You may enjoy a wide variety of tax savings and other benefits
    • You will have the satisfaction of helping UM fulfill its mission
    • You will leave a legacy at UM for generations to come
  • Charitable Gift Annuity

    By donating cash or stock, you can receive a fixed payment from UM for the rest of your lifetime and benefit the U.
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  • Gifts of Real Estate

    Donating appreciated real estate, such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to the University of Miami.
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  • IRA Gifts

    If you are 70½ or older you may be interested in a planned gift that reduces the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals. An IRA charitable rollover is a way you can support UM while benefiting yourself. Or at any age, designating UM as a beneficiary of your IRA can be a great way to remove highly taxed assets from your estate.
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  • Bequests

    By designating the University of Miami as a beneficiary in your will, trust or beneficiary designation form, you’re ensuring the future of the University.
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Charitable Bequest

A charitable bequest is one of the easiest and most flexible ways that allows you to retain control over your assets during your lifetime but allows you to leave a gift to the University of Miami that will make a lasting impact.

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Benefits of a bequest

  • Retain control over your assets during your lifetime but make an impactful gift to the University of Miami
  • Reduce the burden of taxes on your heirs
  • Leave a lasting legacy to at the University of Miami

How a bequest works:

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an attorney, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift to be made to the University of Miami as part of your estate plan, or you can make a bequest using a beneficiary designation form.

Here are some of the ways to leave a bequest to the University of Miami

A bequest may be made in several ways

  • Percentage bequest - make a gift of a percentage of your estate
  • Specific bequest - make a gift of a specific dollar amount or a specific asset
  • Residual bequest - make a gift from the balance or residue of your estate
Click here to review sample bequest language.

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If you have any questions about leaving a bequest to us, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you. If you have been so generous as to include a bequest to the University of Miami as part of your estate plan, please take the time to let us know. We would like to thank and recognize you for your generosity.

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