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Planned Giving


Welcome to the Gift Planning Site for California State University, Los Angeles!
The gift planning staff at California State University, Los Angeles stands ready to help you meet your unique financial needs by:

  • Providing gift plans that benefit you and your family
  • Bringing immediate and deferred tax advantages to both you and your heirs
  • Having a meaningful impact on Cal State L.A. and our goals and interests, beyond your own lifetime and far into the future

Inspiration To Give Began At Cal State L.A.
Asmat Sami Siddiqui's career as a student at California State University, Los Angeles laid the groundwork for the inspiration and dreams that would shape his life—including his mantra of helping those who want to help themselves. More

Banking on Us
Did you know that your bank account could change lives? Designating Cal State L.A. as the beneficiary of your bank account, certificate of deposit or brokerage account is a simple and straightforward way to support our work. More

Before You Hit the Road: Your Pre-Travel Checklist
Nothing's better than the anticipation that comes with taking a major tripwhether it's to visit family or a close friend, or to explore a different country. But before you skip down the terminal with your carry-on luggage in tow, don't forget to complete all of the items on your pre-travel checklist, going beyond postponing your mail service, setting the light timers and lining up someone to water your plants. More

Are You Ready to Inherit Your Parents' Estate?
An inheritance can come with more than a lump sum of cash; newfound wealth also brings with it anxiety over what to do with the money and how to spend it. With help, you can feel good about your choices. More

Intellectual Property 101: Intangible Assets
Every year, thieves steal more than $300 billion in mostly invisible assets from U.S. companies and individuals. Learn how you can protect your ideas and other intangible assets. More


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