At Gonzaga, you have the opportunity to make your personal statement, give more than might otherwise be possible, help shape the University’s future and leave a lasting legacy for future generations of students.
What specific plan is best for you? That will depend on your personal circumstances. Your tax and financial advisors should always be consulted in the decision-making process. Of course, we are willing and able to work with you and your advisors to help ensure the impact of your planned gift.
Ask us more about these gifts that leave a legacy!
Assets within your Will or Trust
A provision in your will or trust which directs to Gonzaga a dollar amount, a percentage (%) of your estate, or what remains of your estate after taking care of your heirs.
Assets outside your Will or Trust
IRA, 401(k), 403(b), qualified retirement accounts:
Designate Gonzaga as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401(k), or 403(b) type retirement account. These assets make an ideal gift to charity because Gonzaga will not be taxed, your heirs will.
Give and Get - Income for Life
Charitable Gift Annuity:
Make a gift of cash or securities to Gonzaga and in return, the University will pay you fixed quarterly payments for your lifetime. Afterwards the assets remaining in the annuity are put to good use by Gonzaga.
Charitable Remainder Unitrust:
Make a gift of cash, securities and/or real estate into a charitable trust that provides you with variable payments for life or for a term of years. Afterwards, assets remaining in the trust are put to good use by Gonzaga.
Make Gonzaga the owner/beneficiary of a paid-up policy or name the University as a beneficiary of an existing policy.
Office of Planned Giving
502 East Boone
Spokane, WA 99258-0098