Center for Gift and Estate Planning

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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 330-672-0421 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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What To Give

What To Give
  • Gifts of Stocks and Bonds
    A gift of your securities, including your stocks or bonds, is an easy way for you to make a gift. By making a gift of your appreciated securities, you can avoid paying capital gains tax that would otherwise be due if you sold these assets.
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  • Gifts of Real Estate
    A gift of your real property (such as your home, vacation property, vacant land, farmland or ranch or commercial property) can make a great gift. If you own appreciated real property, you can avoid paying capital gains tax by making a gift to us.
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  • Gifts of Retirement Assets
    A gift of your retirement assets, such as a gift from your IRA, 401k, 403b, pension or other tax deferred plan, is an excellent way to make a gift. By making a gift of your retirement assets, you will help further our work.
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  • Gifts of Cash
    A gift of cash is a simple and easy way for you to make a gift. You will receive a charitable tax deduction that will provide you with savings on this year's tax return.
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  • Gift of Insurance
    A gift of your life insurance policy is an excellent way to make a gift to us. If your life insurance policy is no longer needed or will no longer benefit your survivors consider making a gift and help further our mission.
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