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Planning to Give & Estate Gifts

Planned gifts, which include Charitable Gift Annuities, Charitable Remainder Trust, Estate Gifts and Bequests, Real Estate and other illiquid outright gifts are an excellent way to manage your affairs, plan for the future, and make a gift to Washington State University. The most common types of planned gifts and a variety of tools to help you and your advisors create the planned gift vehicle that is right for you and your family are presented here.

Introduction to Gift Planning – Interested in creating an estate plan? Learn the basics about smart estate planning here.

Bequests – Designate the WSU Foundation as a beneficiary in your Will or Living Trust.

Charitable Gift Annuities and Charitable Remainder Trusts – Support WSU and receive reliable income for life.

Life Insurance – Designate a life insurance policy as a gift to Washington State University.

Donor Advised Fund (DAF) – Support your favorite WSU priorities AND those of other qualified charities.

Glossary of Gift Planning Terms



The information on this site is for discussion purposes only and should not be interpreted as legal, tax, or financial advice. Before entering into a planned or deferred giving arrangement with any charitable organization, seek competent professional legal and tax advice.