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Gift planning insights to build a plan for your future

The Gift Planning Blueprints blog offers planning insights, charitable giving news and stories of inspiration to help you plan for your future.

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In fall 2013, Baldwin Auditorium reopened on Duke’s East Campus after being closed for nearly two years for extensive renovations.  The 87-year-old campus treasure and veritable temple of acoustic music is a premier recital venue for students, artists and local community groups.  The extreme makeover included an upgrade in comfortable and accessible seating, a wrap-around […]


As part of our regular posts, we will be featuring “My Giving Stories” that center around short Q&As with donors who have included Duke in their long-term plans. We recently chatted with Rick Tigner ’70, an investment advisor, art collector, and Duke Alumni Band member. He directed funds from his IRA to an endowment fund […]


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