There are many ways to invest in Wheaton College. Every gift, small or large, is important.
The most common way of supporting Wheaton College, a cash gift can come in the form of an outright gift, a pledge, or a planned gift that generates income. All cash gifts are tax deductible as provided by law.
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In addition to providing a significant gift, donating long-term appreciated securities enables you to avoid potential capital gain taxes and receive a charitable income tax deduction.
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Gifts of appreciated real estate can have especially attractive tax benefits. Real estate does not have to be donated outright, but can be transferred to a charitable remainder trust to provide you with lifetime income.
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Over 8,000 employers offering matching gift programs to Wheaton College, providing an easy way to double or triple your gift.
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When you make a memorial gift in someone's honor, Wheaton will send an acknowledgment to the family or to whomever you specify. Our Web site enables you to specify a tribute or memorial donation. Or you can always call us at 1-800-525-9906.
Endowed scholarships enable you to create an ongoing investment in the College. They also introduce a more personal element, as they can carry a family name or can be named in honor or memory of a beloved faculty member, and they benefit specific students.
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Charitable bequest can either be a fixed dollar amount, a percentage of the total estate or a percentage of the residual estate. Leaving a charitable bequest to Wheaton College is a special way to leave a legacy for future generations.
A planned gift is a gift made through a revocable trust or will, gifts that provide lifetime income to the donor, and more complex gifts of real estate and tax-deferred retirement assets. Planned gifts are popular because of the financial flexibility and tax benefits they provide.
Many individuals choose to give through non-cash gifts. These gifts include real estate, securities, and retirement plan assets.