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Planned Gifts

What You Can Give

Learn which assets are most commonly used to fund a gift.

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One of the most common ways to make a gift to St. Lawrence University is to write a check, give a credit card number, or donate online.

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Stocks, Bonds, & Mutual Funds

Giving long-term appreciated stock is one of the most tax advantaged ways to make charitable gifts. With careful planning, you can reduce your capital gains tax while supporting St. Lawrence University.


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Retirement Assets

A gift of your retirement assets, such as an employee retirement plan, IRA, or tax-sheltered annuity, is an excellent way to make a gift. A gift of these assets can shield your heirs from taxes while funding St. Lawrence's future.

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Life Insurance

Life insurance is a valuable asset for making a charitable gift. It can be made without diminishing other investments or assets earmarked for family members.


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Real Estate

A gift of real estate allows you to preserve your cash assets, receive tax and income advantages and make a significant charitable gift to St. Lawrence.  


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Personal Property

A gift of artwork, coins, antiques or other personal property can be an excellent way to support St. Lawrence.

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Donor-Advised Fund

Giving from a donor-advised fund is an ideal way for you to support St. Lawrence during this time of increased need. In addition, the DAF can serve as the basis for a legacy gift — you can specify that funds remaining in your fund after you are deceased be transferred to the University. 


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The St. Lawrence Fund is the Cornerstone of Laurentian Giving.  It is a way every Laurentian can participate and make their gift count during this campaign.