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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Discovering the True Value of a Home
UDM's Heritage Society members have laid plans for the future that include the University in their wills, insurance policies, trusts, IRAs and other vehicles that take effect after their death. Alumnus Carl M. is one such member who discovered that his home offered an opportunity to make an impact at UDM while earning tax benefits for himself. More

Small but Mighty
It's easier than you think to make a difference that will help future generations. One of the simplest and most effective ways to make a difference is by leaving us a percentage of your estate. More

Double Your Gift Without Doubling Your Donation
Many employers offer a matching gift program that lets you double your impact when you support University of Detroit Mercy. Here's what you need to know. More

Beware of These Inheritance Complications
You've worked hard with the intention of leaving behind something for those you care about. Unwittingly, you may be leaving less than you intend if your estate is subject to these snags. More