Ways To Give

Ways To Give

Current Gifts

Cash

Making a donation of cash for special purposes, annual giving, or endowment is as simple as writing a check or authorizing a charge on your credit card. You may find it most convenient to give online.

Giving tip: Making a multi-year pledge increases the impact of your giving considerably. For your convenience, pledges may be paid over a three-year period.

 

Stock, Bonds and Other Securities

A gift of securities may offer you the chance to help Monmouth College while realizing many important tax benefits for yourself. Donors avoid capital gains tax on gifts of appreciated stock or bonds.

 

Real Estate

Giving real estate to fund a gift allows you to preserve your cash assets, receive tax and income advantages, and make a larger charitable gift than anticipated.

Giving Tip: A bequest is the simplest type of planned gift to make, but if you want to make a gift and receive income for the future, a Charitable Gift Annuity may be the answer. Call 888-827-8268 to request a Monmouth College Planned Giving brochure or the Planning Your Legacy booklet for a detailed description of gift options to consider. This information is also available online.

Planned & Deferred Gifts

Bequest

Name Monmouth College as a beneficiary in your will or trust.

 

Charitable Gift Annuity

Transfer cash, securities, or other assets to Monmouth College and receive fixed payments and a tax deduction.

 

Gift of Insurance or IRA

Designate Monmouth College as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy, IRA, or other qualified retirement plan. Or, you can transfer the ownership of a life insurance policy to Monmouth College.

 

Charitable Remainder Trust

Establish an irrevocable annuity trust or unitrust to provide you and your spouse long-term income and benefit Monmouth College in the future.

 

Charitable Lead Trust

Transfer property to the trust and distribute funds to Monmouth College for a period of time before transferring the property back to a beneficiary.

 

Life Estate

Make a gift to Monmouth College of your home, farmland, vacation property, or business property and retain the use of the property for the remainder of your life.

Contact Us

For further information about the Fulfilling the Promise Campaign and how you can support Monmouth College, please contact:

Stephen Bloomer

Stephen Bloomer ’83

Vice President, Development & College Relations
309-457-2317
sbloomer@monmouthcollege.edu

Craig Schmidt

Craig Schmidt

Senior Development Officer
309-457-2292
cschmidt@monmouthcollege.edu

Gena Alcorn

Gena Alcorn ’88

Development & Major Gifts Operations Officer
309-457-2427
galcorn@monmouthcollege.edu

Don Voss

Don Voss

Senior Development Officer
309-457-2319
dvoss@monmouthcollege.edu

Jeri Candor

Jeri Candor

Associate Development Officer
309-457-2151
jcandor@monmouthcollege.edu

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