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  • News you can use: Tax reform proposals that may influence charitable giving

    October 18, 2017 Discussion

    News you can use: Tax reform proposals that may influence charitable giving

    Tax reform is in the headlines again, and several alumni have contacted our office to ask how charitable giving may be affected, so we thought we’d provide this brief update. Continue Reading ➜

  • Duke bids farewell to the final Campus Drive resident

    October 02, 2017 Discussion

    Duke bids farewell to the final Campus Drive resident

    The Duke community recently said “good bye” to a long-time campus resident, friend and generous donor. Eleanore (“Elli”) Jantz passed away this past summer at the age of 104. She was the last private resident of the faculty houses lining Campus Drive leading up to Duke University campus. Elli will be deeply missed by her many friends across the university who routinely looked in on her and assisted her over the years. Continue Reading ➜

  • My Giving Story: David Lawrence Rabiner

    September 27, 2017 Discussion

    My Giving Story: David Lawrence Rabiner

    David Lawrence Rabiner Ph.D.’87, P’10 decided to attend Duke for his graduate degree for two reasons. First, he was fascinated by the work his Ph.D. advisor, Dr. John Coie, was doing on children’s peer relations and social rejection, and Rabiner felt compelled to work in this area. He was also fortunate to be awarded a James B. Duke Fellowship, which provided a generous package of financial support. Continue Reading ➜

  • Explore your Duke Forward impact

    September 18, 2017 Discussion

    Explore your Duke Forward impact

    Thank you for your commitment to Duke and the success of Duke Forward, Duke University’s seven-year fundraising campaign, which ended on June 30, 2017. It was the most ambitious campaign in Duke’s history.

    Explore the final Duke Forward Impact Report to discover how generous donors, alumni, parents and students gave $3.85 billion in support of this campaign, exceeding the original goal of $3.25 billion. Continue Reading ➜

  • 3 questions to ask before meeting with a gift planner from Duke University

    September 15, 2017 Discussion

    3 questions to ask before meeting with a gift planner from Duke University

    Congratulations! You have scheduled a meeting with a gift planning officer from Duke University. (If you haven’t, let’s just say you have for now…) What types of things will she ask you? What questions might you think through now? Read on to learn a few ways to prepare for your appointment in order to get the most benefit from the meeting. Continue Reading ➜

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