Alumni & Donors

Planned Giving

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Welcome to your resource for charitable gift planning!

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.

Check Out Our Monthly Feature Articles:


Investing in the Future of Hamline
Jean and Rufus Brown have a special connection to Hamline University already spans more than five decades. Now the couple is also ensuring that their legacy with the university extends far into the future. More

Master the Art of Philanthropy
When you donate to the organizations that are close to your heart, make sure your dollars will make a meaningful difference. By planning your contributions to Hamline University, you maximize tax savings and make a personalized impact on Hamline University. More

Counting the Benefits of Giving Cash
Want to support Hamline University with a simple, straightforward gift of cash? Learn more about how this type of gift benefits us and you. More

Planning Today So You Can Give Later
If Hamline University 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

What Your IRA Can and Can't Do
For many of us, 401(k)s, IRAs and retirement plans will constitute the bulk of our net worth, aside from our homes. But if you are planning on leaving these funds to family or friends, perhaps you should think again. More