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What to Give

Look below to learn more about the assets most commonly used to fund a gift.

Retirement Plan Assets
Do you have money saved in an employee retirement plan, IRA or tax-sheltered annuity? Each of these retirement plan assets contains income that has yet to be taxed. Your beneficiaries will owe the income tax at your death, totaling up to 35 percent, which may be reason enough to consider giving your loved ones less heavily taxed assets and leaving your retirement plan assets to charity instead. More

Savings Bonds
There's more than one way to turn your savings bonds into a generous donation while reducing the tax liability generated by these secure investments. More

Life Insurance
Most of us think of life insurance as protection, especially for our loved ones. But it is also a powerful tool you can use to champion our work far into the future. Here's what you need to know. More

Life Insurance Death Benefits
Your need for life insurance changes as time passes, making way for a new opportunity for its use. If you no longer need the coverage to protect your loved ones, consider changing your policy's beneficiary to support our work. More

Cash: How to Give It Anytime
Making a donation of cash is as simple as writing a check or authorizing a charge on your credit card. From your standpoint, your contribution is no fuss, no bother. Find out how UT Austin can put your contribution to work without delay. More

Cash: How to Give It After Your Lifetime
Making a donation of cash is as simple as updating your will. From your standpoint, your bequest is no fuss, no bother. Find out how UT Austin can put your contribution to work without delay. More

Securities: How to Give Them Anytime
Stock that has increased in value is one of the most popular assets used for charitable giving, once it has been held for more than one year. Making a gift of securities to us offers you the chance to help our organization while realizing many important benefits for yourself. More

Securities: What You Can Give After Your Lifetime
Stock that has increased in value is one of the most popular assets used for charitable giving, once it has been held for more than one year. Making a gift of securities to us offers you the chance to help our organization while realizing many important benefits for yourself. More

Real Estate: What You Can Give Now
Your property opens the door to a unique giving opportunity. From townhomes to farmland, many types of real estate assets can be donated to qualified charitable organizations like ours. You'll be helping a good cause, enjoying tax benefits and potentially setting up a lifetime stream of income. More

Real Estate: What You Can Give After Your Lifetime
Your property opens the door to a unique giving opportunity. From townhomes to farmland, many types of real estate assets can be donated to qualified charitable organizations like ours. You'll be helping a good cause, enjoying tax benefits and potentially saving money for your heirs. More

Closely Held Stock: How to Give Anytime
A donation of your closely held stock can be a fine way for you to make a sizable charitable contribution while realizing valuable tax benefits. More

Closely Held Stock: Give After Your Lifetime
A donation of your closely held stock can be a fine way for you to make a sizable charitable contribution while possibly avoiding capital gains taxes. More

Tangible Personal Property
Many items of tangible personal property make suitable charitable gifts. The available tax deduction depends on whether or not the organization that receives the property will use it in a way that is related to its tax-exempt purpose. More

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