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Gifts Berkeley Can Use Today
Maximize your charitable deduction and deliver
immediate benefits to Berkeley.
We offer a gift plan that combines and simplifies
the administration of all your charitable giving.
Here's how to set up a single gift fund that makes
charitable grants to us and to other charities, without
the legal and tax complexities of a private foundation
or the expenses of a commercial gift fund.
Donor Designated Fund
This gift plan simplifies the administration of your gift to Cal and avoids the expense of a commercial gift fund. Here is how you can establish your donor designated fund and contribute to it on a timeline that works for you, and then designate the benefiting campus programs as you identify those programs.
of Appreciated Securities
The IRS allows you one of its most significant
tax breaks for gifts of appreciated securities. Here's
information on how to transfer these assets to Berkeley.
of Real Estate
Make a substantial gift to Berkeley through
a transfer of residential, commercial, or undeveloped
of Business Interests
Give Berkeley an interest
in a closely-held or family business.
of Partnership Interests
Support Berkeley by transferring
interest in a real estate or oil-and-gas partnership.
Learn what the IRS requires and how we review gift
of Personal Property
Donate books, artwork or equipment and secure
an income tax deduction.
Gifts That Pay You Back
Gift Annuities - Immediate
Receive a fixed payout and significant tax benefits.
Gift Annuities - Deferred
Build retirement earnings by deferring the onset
of annuity payments. (recommended for younger donors)
Remainder Annuity Trusts
Combine a charitable gift with a predictable fixed-income
payout by placing your donation into an individually
Choose from several options that best meet your personal
financial situation and our needs.
For Berkeley's Future
by Will or Living Trust
Give to University of California, Berkeley without affecting
your cashflow during your lifetime.
Give Berkeley your house
and continue to live there rent-free.
of Retirement Plans
Your retirement plan may be worth more when donated
to Berkeley than to your heirs.
of Life Insurance
Create a significant endowment for Berkeley without
dipping into your capital assets.
This part-gift/part-sale transaction gives you
a charitable deduction plus cash to purchase other
Freeze the taxable value of your appreciating assets
by using them to make gifts today and pass them back
to family members later.
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