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Is This Gift Right for You?

In general, a charitable bequest works for anyone who would like to support the South Dakota State University Foundation in the future. Because you can change your mind at any time and make your gift in relative proportion to bequests to family and friends, this type of gift has universal appeal.

Profile of a Giver
  • You want to support the South Dakota State University Foundation after your lifetime.
  • You have a will or living trust, or are ready to create one.
  • You are young or old, wealthy or middle class.
  • You want to make a charitable gift while ensuring family is taken care of first.
  • You want to maintain the flexibility to change your mind at any time.
  • You want estate tax relief.

We Can Help
Contact Marc Littlecott, CAP® at 605-697-7475 or 888-747-7378 or Marc.Littlecott@SDStateFoundation.org with any questions about naming the South Dakota State University Foundation in your will or living trust. We're happy to help, without obligation.



Your Next Steps
Getting Started | Is This Gift Right for You? | Case Study | How to Complete Your Gift | Action Items




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The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For legal or tax advice, please consult an attorney. Figures cited in examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change. References to estate and income taxes apply to federal taxes only. State income/estate taxes or state law may impact your results.


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