Gift Planning

Learn About Wills and Bequests


What are the benefits of making a bequest?

  1. You leave a lasting legacy to be remembered
  2. You lessen the burden of taxes on your family
  3. You may receive estate tax savings

How can I learn more?


How do I make a bequest?

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or The Bloomsburg University Foundation, Inc. as part of your estate plan.


What are my options?

A bequest can be made in several ways:
  1. You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset
  2. You can gift a percentage of your estate
  3. You can gift from the balance or residue of your estate
  4. You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets

How do I get started?


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We want to recognize and celebrate your commitment to BU's future today. The Golden Dome Society pays tribute to the 199 BU alumni and friends who have chosen to include BU in their estate plans.

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