Goals & Benefits

Goals & Benefits

There are many ways to support Clarion University Foundation, Inc. These options will help you achieve different goals.

Your Goal

Your Strategy

Your Benefits

Make an important impact to Clarion University Foundation, Inc. that doesn't cost you anything during your lifetime, but that is priceless as part of the legacy that you leave behind.

Include a gift from your will or trust (cash, specific property, or a share of the estate).

A great way to provide resources that help Clarion University Foundation, Inc.

Avoid capital gains liability and take an income tax deduction.

Use gifts of stock or appreciated securities instead of cash to make your gift.

Buy low and give high — while avoiding capital gains tax.

Leave more of your estate to your heirs.

Name Clarion University Foundation, Inc. as beneficiary of your retirement plan, and leave less-taxed assets to family.

Eliminate income tax on retirement plan assets, and free up other property to pass to your heirs.

Continue to receive benefits back from the assets you give to Clarion University Foundation, Inc. — and thus multiply your gift.

Make a contribution to a pooled income fund. Create a life-income plan like a charitable gift annuity.

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.

Receive a larger deduction and a higher income rate than an immediate payment annuity.

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 of coverage you no longer need.

Increase your ability to make a significant gift to Clarion University Foundation, Inc..