Many friends and alumni of Keystone College have found that through proper planning they can support Keystone in a meaningful way while maximizing tax benefits for themselves. In some instances, gifts to Keystone College may help provide an income or other economic benefit for the donor and/or their loved ones.
A variety of gift options are available and may be appropriate for your own special needs, including wills and bequests, gifts of property, and life income gifts.
Ways of Giving
- Wills and Bequests
Gifts of cash or property may be made to Keystone College through a bequest, in a will or trust arrangement.
- Gifts of Property
You may receive an immediate income tax deduction for outright gifts of rare books, works of art, stamp and coin collections, and real estate (personal residence or farm, raw land, and commercial property).
- Life Income Gifts
A life income gift allows you to make a significant gift to Keystone College while receiving an income for life.
- Real Estate with Retained Life Use
You may give Keystone College a personal residence, farm or vacation property, and continue to use it for life.
- Life Insurance
If you make a gift of life insurance to Keystone College and specify Keystone as the owner and beneficiary of the policy, you will receive a charitable deduction.
If you have already included Keystone College in your estate plans, please submit an estate intention form.
For more information, see our information request form.
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Advisor Spring 2014 (PDF)