Featured Gift Planning Articles

Resolve to Give

Consider a resolution that is an extension of the holiday season: to give more.

Time to Review Your Portfolio and Plan Year-End Charitable Gifts

Now is the time to evaluate your stock holdings and create your year-end action plan. Here are four steps to consider.

Giving Back for a Better Society

Celebrating and supporting the arts — this is the legacy that Jon Sorenson ’85 and David Bedri will leave behind, benefiting generations of Badgers for years to come.

Charitable Provisions in Your Will? Giving during Lifetime May Yield Greater Tax Savings

Many of our friends and supporters decide to make a significant gift as part of their estates. Many others, however, accelerate their plans and make gifts during life in order to realize substantial income-tax savings. Gifts from estates are important to our mission, and you can give them in a number of ways — such... Read more »

Charitable Gifts Can Bring Tax Benefits Even If You Don’t Itemize

If your itemized deductions regularly exceed the standard income-tax deduction, you will continue to itemize and realize tax savings from your gifts to us and other charities. However, an estimated 90 percent of individuals will not itemize because of the higher standard deduction implemented by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. If you’re... Read more »