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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Gifts of Real Estate

Donating appreciated real estate, such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to Kent State University Foundation.

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Benefits of gifts of real estate

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of the real estate
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction based on the value of the gift
  • Leave a lasting legacy to Kent State University Foundation

How to make a gift of real estate

Your real property may be given to Kent State University Foundation by executing or signing a deed transferring ownership. You may deed part or all of your real property to Kent State University Foundation. Your gift will generally be based on the property's fair market value, which must be established by an independent appraisal.

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If you have any questions about gifts of real estate, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions that you have.

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