Giving to Wheaton College

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Giving to Wheaton College

Thank you to those that support the Wheaton Fund! Without their generous giving, I would not be able to be here.

Giving to Wheaton College

I’m so thankful that we have the opportunity to give back to this generation of Wheaton students… it is a privilege to be a part of.

Paul '96 and Amy Klobucher '96

Paul and Amy Klobucher '96

Wheaton Associates

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Natia Weathers

Natia Weathers '19

Natia Weathers '19 and the Wheaton Fund

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Christian and Jewel Magoon '97

Endowed Scholarship

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Making a Gift

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There are many ways to invest in Wheaton College. Every gift, small or large, is important.

Cash

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.

How to make an outright gift > 

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Securities

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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Real Estate

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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Matching Gifts

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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Memorial Donations

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

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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For more information please call 1-800-525-9906 or e-mail us at development@wheaton.edu.

Bequests

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.

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Planned Gifts

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.

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Non-Cash Gifts

Many individuals choose to give through non-cash gifts. These gifts include real estate, securities, and retirement plan assets.

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