How to Give

How to Give

There are many ways to support the mission of Chapman University and receive tax benefits. Some even provide income! Click on a gift model below to learn more.

  • Bequest
    You designate Chapman University as the beneficiary of your asset by will, living trust or beneficiary designation form.
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  • IRA Rollover
    Congress has enacted a permanent IRA charitable rollover. Transfer a portion of your required minimum distribution from your IRA account to Chapman University this year and in future years.
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  • Beneficiary Designation Gifts
    You can designate Chapman University as a beneficiary of a retirement, investment or bank account or your life insurance policy.
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  • Charitable Gift Annuity
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to Chapman University in exchange for our promise to pay you fixed payments (with rates based on your age) for the rest of your life.
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  • Charitable Remainder Unitrust
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable remainder unitrust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable remainder annuity trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with fixed income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Lead Trust
    You fund a trust that makes gifts to Chapman University for a number of years. Your family receives the trust remainder at substantial tax savings.
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  • Sale and Unitrust
    You give a portion of your property to Chapman University to fund a charitable remainder trust, when the property sells you receive cash and income for life.
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  • Bargain Sale
    Chapman University purchases your property for less than fair market value. You receive cash and a charitable deduction for the difference between the market value and purchase price.
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  • Give It Twice Trust
    You provide your children with a stream of income while making a gift to Chapman University.
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  • Life Estate Reserved
    You give your property to Chapman University but retain the right to use the property during your life.
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