Marquette campus in the spring.

How to Give

Create Your Legacy Through a Planned Gift

Charitable gifts help you meet your current philanthropic goals and extend your generosity well into the future. But did you know that a planned gift can also protect your assets, provide for your family, and guarantee you income for life? You can even make a significant impact through a gift that costs nothing in your lifetime (through a charitable bequest under your will).

Five Ways to Make a Planned Gift

To read about one of the five basic ways to make a planned gift, select the one below that best fits your situation.

Marquette University sign. Link to Gifts by Will
Gifts by Will
Make a gift that costs nothing now.
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Gifts That Pay You Income
You can support Marquette and retain income for yourself and loved ones.
Photo of a building on campus. Link to Gifts That Protect Your Assets
Gifts That Protect Your Assets
Lead trusts allow you to benefit Marquette now, then your heirs.
Aerial view of campus. LInk to Gifts from Retirement Plans
Gifts from Retirement Plans
Consider retirement-plan benefits for a significant gift to Marquette.
Photo of happy students. Link to What to Give
What to Give
Giving cash is simple, but giving assets such as stocks often offers additional tax savings.


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