Featured Gift Planning Articles

Bunch Deductible to Ensure Greater Tax Savings

American law gives taxpayers the option to either keep track of their deductible expenses or use a standard deduction to determine their federal taxable income.

Two Ways to Give from Your IRA—Including a New Opportunity for 2023

Since 2006 it has been possible for individuals aged 70½ or older to make outright charitable gifts from a regular IRA that cumulatively do not exceed $100,000 per year.

A Badger-Built Legacy

Donors and dynamic alumnae Paula Bonner MS’78 and her spouse, Ann Schaffer ’72, MS’75, MFA’93, have an enduring and inspiring history with UW–Madison that spans more than 45 years.

Fifteen Years of National Estate Planning Awareness Week: October 16–22, 2023

Do you know the essential elements of an estate plan? Read more to learn what they are and why estate planning is so important.

Use Your IRA Funds for Tax-Advantaged Giving

If you are charitably inclined, own an individual retirement account (IRA), and are aged 70½ or older, you can make contributions directly from your IRA to qualified charitable organizations.