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Planned Giving, Smart Giving... You Can Make a Difference
11th Annual Legacy Society Dinner
President Peter P. Mercer and guest speaker Drew Nieporent with Ramapo College alumni at the 11th Annual Legacy Society Dinner. (L-R) Susan Geltman '92, Carolyn Merkel '78, Marion Dugan '80, Jeffrey Warren '73, Kathy Azzara '02, Jonathan Marcus '93, Audrey Newman '93, Debra Perry '85, President Peter P. Mercer, Sue Sykes '06, Marina Topken '03, Drew Nieporent and Mary Ippolito '82
Nick and Susan Vallario at a special dinner, wine tasting and presentation event

Nick and Susan Vallario at a special dinner, wine tasting and presentation event hosted by the Ramapo College Foundation.
Successful Women Series

(L-R) Joan Dunn, Lisa Ryan '84 and Fran Hackett '80 at Successful Women Start the Year Right, as part of the Successful Women Series.

Your planned giving donation can support student scholarship aid, faculty research projects, enhanced campus facilities and programs. The Office of Planned Giving can help you select the best method of giving to make your charitable gift meaningful, while meeting your personal (financial) goals. By considering your gift planning options, you will discover the many benefits that will create a lasting legacy.

Ramapo College is grateful for the many ways its benefactors support the institution. The Legacy Society recognizes alumni and friends who have created an endowment or who have provided for Ramapo College in their estate plans through wills, life income gifts, retirement plans, life insurance dedications and other planned gifts.



Scholarship Donors Make Giving a Family Affair
Q&A With the Kossowsky Family More

Is Your Will Missing This?
If you want to protect your family and assets, then your will is the most vital document you can own. That's not all your will can accomplish, though. By adding a few simple words, you can extend your charitable support beyond your lifetime. More

3 Gift Options for the Person Who Wants Flexibility
It's not always easy to think about being charitable if you're worried about tomorrow's finances or aren't prepared to finalize a large gift. Rest assured, there are flexible gift options that allow you to change your mind, if need be. Here are gift options that let you have control. More

8 Essential Estate Planning Checks
No matter your age or health, it's important to have an up-to-date will and estate plan. Before visiting your estate planning attorney, use this handy checklist to help determine if it is time to update your plans. 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 The Ramapo College Foundation, you maximize tax savings and make a personalized impact on The Ramapo College Foundation. More

Counting the Benefits of Giving Cash
Want to support The Ramapo College Foundation 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 The Ramapo College Foundation 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


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