Gift Planning

Always Returning Home

Tanya Rolle Smith ’94, J.D.’98 and Geoffrey Smith ’94 are alumni who never miss a chance to return to Duke, a campus and community they love. With their latest planned gift, the Smiths are supporting academic, athletic and artistic excellence at Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.

Create your legacy

RECEIVE INCOME AS YOU GIVE

RECEIVE INCOME AS YOU GIVE

A life income gift – such as a charitable gift annuity or charitable trust – provides future support for Duke while also providing a tax deduction and payments to you or your loved ones. Payments can be fixed, variable or deferred. 

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MAKE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT

MAKE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT

Gifts of appreciated stocks, mutual funds or real estate held for more than one year may provide special tax advantages. Donate these assets outright or use them to establish a gift that pays you income.

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PLAN FOR YOUR FUTURE

PLAN FOR YOUR FUTURE

Including Duke in your estate plan may allow you to do more than you thought possible while achieving your own personal and financial goals. Gain potential tax savings and maintain access to your assets in case you need them.

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Not Sure where to start?

Our team of experts can work with you and your financial and legal advisors to develop a gift plan that meets your personal and philanthropic goals

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Blueprints

Duke’s gift planning blog features insights, charitable planning news and stories of inspiration to help you plan for your future.

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Unwrapping Gifts

Explore our gift planning videos to discover the benefits and impact of planned gifts to Duke.

Plan today to make a future impact

Discover how to include a charitable bequest in your will and estate plans.

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MY GIVING STORY: TRE SCOTT

When Tre Scott ’15 left Duke as a wide-eyed graduate he knew what he wanted in a career.

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CALCULATE YOUR GIFT BENEFITS

Discover how your gift to Duke benefits the university, you and your loved ones.

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Blueprints Blog

Duke’s gift planning blog features insights, charitable planning news and stories of inspiration to help you plan for your future.

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