Welcome! We are pleased you have interest in learning about the many benefits of charitable gift planning. To speak with someone in the Center for Gift and Estate Planning about ways to benefit through a planned gift, call 330-672-1000 or email us at giftplan@kent.edu.  A member of our Planned Giving Team will be very pleased to help you.

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Inspiring Stories

Why I'm Leaving A Legacy: Patricia Grutzmacher, '85

Patricia Grutzmacher, '85, professor emerita of music education, remembers that as a student it was important for her to have time to study, reflect, philosophize and actually learn.

Why I'm Leaving A Legacy: Randall Keller, '08

What's your motivation to give back? Randall Keller, '08, feels Kent State is a vital part of Northeast Ohio, and has chosen to boost its regional impact through his estate plan.

Ed and Peg Hall—All Roads Lead to A Giving Legacy

Ed Hall and his wife, Peg, have funded a gift annuity which will benefit the Map Library in the Kent State University Libraries.

David and Patricia Grutzmacher Keep the Giving Circle Growing

If you've ever been a "band nerd," you have a lot in common with David and Pat Grutzmacher.

WKSU Legacy Gift Keeps Window on the World Open

The fact that Richard III's remains were recently found in England would have been a complete delight to Sondra Constant.

Martin and Susan Goetz

Keeping the Beacon Shining for Students

Bill and Margaret Clark — Creating an Educational Legacy

Growing up together in the small town of Mesopotamia, Ohio, Bill Clark and Margaret Reynolds appreciated the benefits of country living.

Why I made a Bequest to Kent State

By: Charles Harker, emeritus professor Architecture
Prior to coming to Kent State University, I was principal of my own architectural design/build firm in Austin, Texas.