Gift Planning

Minimum distribution.
Maximum impact.

For the philanthropically inclined IRA owner, a charitable IRA rollover may be an effective way to make an impact at Duke. Put your retirement account to work and support the Duke people, places and programs that matter most to you.

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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Minimum distribution. Maximum impact.

Put your retirement account to work for Duke with a charitable IRA rollover.

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Our Giving Story: Tanya Rolle Smith and Geoff Smith

Duke alumni Tanya Rolle Smith and Geoff Smith remind us what it means to seek comfort and community from the places we call home.

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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

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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Not sure where to start?

Our team of charitable giving professionals can work with you and your 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.

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Your support of the Annual Fund remains the essential element that unlocks new possibilities for Duke. You ensure students overcome the barriers and financial obstacles that stand in their way, enabling them to take full advantage of world-class faculty and learning opportunities. Our fiscal year ends on June 30 – please make your gift today.