Advancement: Your Connection to Union

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We've created this Web site to help you dream, about our future and yours. If you're not sure where to begin, try our Build Your Gift planner.

If you already have gift options in mind, click on Compare Gifts to see how your choices match up or click on eBrochures to request specific information on a planning option. Happy dreaming!

Check Out Our Monthly Feature Articles:


Langs Lead a Life of Lasting Support
Because of their desire to help students, Jerome '65 and Ramona ('65) Lang have supported Union College for more than 40 years. Through the Langs' involvement and support for more than half of their lives, Union College has experienced growth and innovation over the past 15 years, and will leave a lasting legacy of support for many years to come. More

Why Is Now the Time to Give?
Donating before Dec. 31 can ensure that you will receive your entitled tax benefits this year. But when is a gift considered complete? More

Leave More for Your Loved Ones
If you are passionate about supporting Union College after your lifetime, there are many options that will make a big difference to those we serve. But our supporters often worry that the more they give to charitable causes, the less their children will receive. We have good news: With a tax-smart gift of retirement plan assets, you can make a significant impact and leave more for your heirs. More

End Your Year on a Generous Note
For most of us, 2014 was a year of financial ups and downs. So you may feel a bit unsure about the possibility of making a year-end gift to Union College. Fear not—we've assembled a group of gifts that can work for anyone. Whatever your charitable goals or priorities, you have options to support Union College today and into the future. More

3 Cases: Planning Rewards and Planning Wrecks
You've probably heard it said many times that it is vitally important to have your estate plans in order, but perhaps you are still not convinced. Here are three stories that highlight the benefits an estate plan can offer as well as the pitfalls that can result from poor plans. More