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Bequests

A well-planned gift sustains your generosity after your lifetime and makes a powerful statement about the legacy you wish to leave. It can also provide a tax-free investment in your future and the future of Stetson.

You can choose options that cost nothing now but will sustain and strengthen Stetson and anyone of its colleges or programs for years to come.

Although planned gifts of any size are welcome, gifts from estate often help donors make their most significant and lasting commitment to the university.

What are the benefits of making a bequest?

  1. You leave a lasting legacy to be remembered
  2. You lessen the burden of taxes on your family
  3. You may receive estate tax savings

How can I learn more?


How do I make a bequest?

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or Stetson University as part of your estate plan.


What are my options?

A bequest can be made in several ways:
  1. You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset
  2. You can gift a percentage of your estate
  3. You can gift from the balance or residue of your estate
  4. You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets

How do I get started?


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