Planned Giving

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Welcome to your resource for charitable gift planning!

It's no secret that the programs of University of Detroit Mercy depend upon your goodwill. We've created this easy-to-understand Web site to help you dream a little, about our future and yours. There are many easy giving options from which you can choose—strategies that enhance your personal well being, as well as UDM.

If you're not sure where to begin, try our Build Your Gift planner. By answering a few basic questions, this interactive tool steps you through the process of narrowing down your choices. It's fun and easy to use!

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. If you get lost, rest assured that we're always here to help. Simply contact Ann M. Fisher at (313) 993-1582 or fisheram@udmercy.edu with any questions.
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IRA Rollover Back for 2014: Don't Miss This Limited Opportunity to Make a Difference
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What Tax Changes Mean for You in 2015
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