Planned Giving

Your Gift Can Mean a Better Future

By planning a gift to the University of Southern Maine as part of your overall estate and financial plans, you have the power to make a lasting impact on our programs and future generations of students. Here you’ll find the tools you need to plan a gift that fits your individual circumstances and goals.

"I read somewhere that Maine students graduate from college shouldering higher than average debt loads. My wife Susan and I decided we wanted to do something to help." – Ken Ross Read more.

Would you like to include a bequest for USM in your will or trust? Share our sample bequest language with your attorney or financial advisor to ensure that your gift is directed where you want. Read more.

Decision-Making Tools

Whatever your age, there is a plan tailored to you to maximize your estate, provide for your family and create your legacy. Read more.

Timely Tips

Learn why you need a will, what an inheritance can do for your loved ones and when the best time is to make a donation. Read more.