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MSU Office of Gift Planning
University Development
Spartan Way
535 Chestnut Road, Room 300
East Lansing, Michigan 48824
(517) 884-1000 or (800) 232-4678
Fax (517) 432-1129

Outright Gifts
Outright Gifts

Gifts That Are Simple, Straightforward, and Direct

  • Cash
  • Securities
  • Closely Held Stock
  • Tangible Personal Property
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Life Income Gifts
Life Income Gifts

Gifts That Give Back; Future Gift to MSU and Current Income for Yourself

  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Charitable Remainder Unitrust
  • Charitable Remainder
    Annuity Trust
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Revocable Gifts
Revocable Gifts

Completely Flexible Gifts to MSU You Can Change or Revoke Whenever or However You Choose

  • Bequest
  • Revocable Living Trust
  • Retirement Plan Assets
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Other Gifts
Other Gifts

Consider Other Creative Ideas that Provide Future Gifts to MSU...

  • IRA, 401(k), 403(b),
    other Pension Assets
  • Retained Life Estate
  • Charitable Lead Trust
  • Life Insurance
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Welcome to MSU

Thank you for taking a moment to visit the MSU Gift Planning website. We hope you will find it useful and informative. If you are interested in learning about some of the creative ways to support Michigan State University, click on one of the menu items to the left. You’ll be linked to easy-to-understand passages that explain the concept you’ve selected.

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Making A Difference

The Personal Planning Forecast

Personal planning often begins with a broad view of goals and opportunities. A well-informed general forecast of possibilities is helpful—yet there are times when a focused projection is more valuable. For example, planning for retirement likely starts with a general retirement goal and then focuses on what you’ll encounter as you move toward that goal.

As you consider your personal planning needs, it may be helpful to include charitable giving in your forecasting.

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