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Thank you for visiting the Guide to Planned Giving. Here you will find helpful and creative ideas for gift and estate planning. We hope you will come back often because our content is always changing.

Please feel free to contact John A. Ruiter, J.D. or one of the Regional Advancement Directors for help with any issues or questions about planned giving.

Dave '90 and Rhonda Boelkins '90 Byrne
After Dave '90 and Rhonda Boelkins '90 Byrne graduated from Hope, they were told to "make giving a habit," Dave shares. "And Hope was one of our first habits."

Is It Time to Update Your Estate Plan?
Life changes—sometimes suddenly and unexpectedly, sometimes with careful preparation. Read on to learn when and how to make sure your estate plans measure up. More

Planning Today So You Can Give Later
If Hope College is close to your heart and it's important to you to support our mission, you may be interested in these creative ways to benefit us far into the future that don't affect your budget today. More

Chart Your Charitable Path
Whether you need to save on taxes, want the flexibility to change your mind, or wish to provide for loved ones and support Hope College, we have an option for you. More