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Now Is Your Time to Plan Big

When you include Emory University in your estate plan, your generosity supports students, teachers, and researchers at one of the nation’s top universities. Thank you for ensuring that Emory can remain strong well into the future.

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Ways to Plan

A Gift in Your Will

With as little as one sentence, you can make a gift in your will or trust that significantly impacts the efforts of Emory University. Whether you choose to give a set amount or a percentage of your estate, your support ensures we are able to continue our mission for years.

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Beneficiary Designations

Naming Emory as a beneficiary of one of your assets, such as your retirement plan or life insurance policy, is a convenient way to support our mission. All it takes are a few minutes and a simple form.

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Charitable Gift Annuities

Feel confident that you have dependable income in your retirement years with a charitable gift annuity. This gift can provide you with regular payments and provide Emory University with the resources to support our mission. You can also qualify for a variety of tax benefits, including a federal income tax charitable deduction, when you itemize.

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Real Estate

When you give Emory appreciated property you have held longer than one year, you qualify for a federal income tax charitable deduction. This eliminates capital gains tax. And you no longer have to deal with that property's maintenance costs, property taxes or insurance.

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If you're looking for a tax-smart way to support Emory University, consider a gift of stock. When you give appreciated stock or mutual funds that you've owned for more than one year, you can avoid capital gains tax and receive a charitable income tax deduction, when you itemize.

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Endowed Gifts

An endowment gift to Emory University today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to our endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.

Endowment donations are invested. A portion of the annual income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at Emory. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.

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Additional Gifts

There are many other types of planned gifts that may fit your long-term goals and help secure the future for you and your family, as well as Emory University. Learn about these gifts by contacting the Emory Office of Gift Planning at 404.727.8875 or

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This comprehensive estate planning kit will help you protect loved ones, organize everything in one place and save on taxes.

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Sample Language for Your Will

Get the legal language to share with your attorney to make a gift in your will or living trust.
Federal tax ID number: 58-0566256

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Your Gifts at Work

With the help of our donors, Emory University is making a difference for our students.

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Join The 1836 Society

Make a gift for the future of Emory and become a valued member of the 1836 Society.

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Supporters Like You

Our donors make an impact on the life-changing research and teaching done at Emory. Here are their stories.

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Get a personalized look at how different gifts can support your financial goals.

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These free guides can help you secure the future for the people and causes you care about.

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