• The Future Is Ever Brighter!

    This is our moment to take bold action, to drive positive change through the transformative power of people and ideas. Join us as we embark on this ambitious journey that we call Ever Brighter.
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  • Donor-Advised Funds

    The new University of Miami Donor-Advised Fund allows donors to make charitable contributions, receive an immediate tax benefit, and recommend grants to the University and other qualified charities over time. A popular and simple vehicle for effective charitable giving.
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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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  • 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 the University of Miami as a beneficiary of your IRA can be a great way to remove highly taxed assets from your estate.
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  • Beneficiary Designation Gifts

    A beneficiary designation gift is a simple and affordable way to make a gift to support the University of Miami. You can designate us as a beneficiary of a retirement, investment or bank account or your life insurance policy.
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  • Appreciated Stock Gifts

    Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to the University of Miami.
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Qualified Charitable Distribution

You may be looking for a way to make a big difference to help further our mission. If you are 70½ or older, a Qualified Charitable Distribution is a way you can help us continue our work and benefit this year.

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Benefits of a Qualified Charitable Distribution

  • Avoid income taxes on transfers of up to $105,000 from your IRA to the University of Miami.
  • Satisfy your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year
  • Reduce your taxable income, even if you do not itemize deductions
  • Make a gift that is not subject to the deduction limits on charitable gifts.
  • Help further the work and mission of the University of Miami.

How a Qualified Charitable Distribution gift works

  1. Contact your IRA plan administrator to make a gift from your IRA to the University of Miami.
  2. Your IRA funds will be directly transferred to the University of Miami to help continue our important work.
  3. Please note that Qualified Charitable Distribution gifts do not qualify for a charitable deduction, but do satisfy your required minimum distribution requirements.
  4. Please contact us if you wish for your gift to be used for a specific purpose.

IRA to Gift Annuity Rollover

You may be looking for a way to help further our mission and enhance your income. If you are 70 or older, you can make a one-time IRA rollover to fund a charitable gift annuity and receive fixed payments for life. Click here to learn more.

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If you have any questions about a Qualified Charitable Distribution gift, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions you might have.

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