|Make a gift for MSU’s future that costs you nothing now.
||Include a gift from your will or trust (cash, specific property, or a share of the estate residue).
||Today — a painless way to help MSU build financial strength.
Tomorrow — resources that maintain our traditions.
|Get benefits back from the assets you give to MSU — and thus afford a larger gift.
||Create a life-income plan like a charitable gift annuity or a charitable remainder unitrust.
||Receive income for your lifetime, receive a charitable deduction, and diversify your holdings.
|Reduce high tax liability now; gain additional income later.
||Establish a deferred gift annuity.
||A larger deduction and a higher income rate than our other life-income gifts offer.
|Leave more of your estate to your heirs.
||Name MSU as beneficiary of your retirement plan, leave less-taxed assets to family.
||Eliminate income tax on retirement plan assets, and free up other property to pass to your heirs.
|Avoid capital gains liability and take an income tax deduction.
||Use appreciated securities instead of cash to make your gift.
|| Buy low and give high — while avoiding capital gains tax.
|Create a long-term gift that won't draw funds from your estate.
||Create a new life insurance policy, or donate a paid-up policy whose coverage you no longer need.
|| Increase your ability to make a significant gift to MSU.
|Reduce gift and estate taxes and leave more of your assets to your heirs
||Create a charitable lead trust to pay income to MSU for a fixed time, then pay the remainder to your heirs.
||Reduce gift and estate taxes, and freeze the taxable value of growing assets before they pass to your family.
|Tap one of the most valuable assets in your portfolio to make a gift to MSU.
||Use real estate to make your gift to MSU.
||Avoid capital gains tax, receive an income tax deduction — and have the option of a gift that doesn't affect your lifestyle.