Goals and Benefits


Your Goals

Your Strategy

Your Benefits

Afford a larger gift to the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations — and avoid capital gains tax liability

Give appreciated stock or bonds held more than one year

Buy low and give high — make a gift that costs you less than the benefit it delivers to us, while avoiding capital gains tax

Make a gift for the future of the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations that doesn't affect your cash flow or portfolio now

Put a bequest in your will (cash, specific property, or a share of the estate residue) or a designation in your retirement plan or life insurance policy

Today — a gift that costs you and your family nothing; tomorrow — tax benefits

Reduce high tax liability now;
gain additional income later

Establish a deferred charitable gift annuity

A larger deduction and a higher income rate than other life income gifts offer 

Tap one of the most valuable assets in your portfolio to make a gift that benefits the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations

Use real estate to make your gift to benefit the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations

Avoid capital gains tax, receive an income tax deduction — and have the option of creating income payments for your life with a charitable remainder unitrust

Reduce gift and estate taxes and control the timing of passing assets to your children and grandchildren

Create a charitable lead trust which supports programs at the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations for a fixed period with the principal going to your heirs at the end of the term

Reduce gift and estate taxes, and freeze the taxable value of growing assets before they pass to your family

Avoid capital gains tax liability on the transfer of a business or partnership interest

Contribute a partnership interest or business interest to the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations

Avoid capital gains tax liability, receive an income tax deduction, and use a gift asset you may have overlooked

Use an overlooked asset that you can easily give to the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations

Name the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations as beneficiary of your retirement plan; leave other assets to family

Eliminate income tax on retirement plan assets; free up other property to pass to your heirs

Turn an unneeded asset into a meaningful gift

Make a gift of a life insurance policy

Increase your ability to make a significant gift to the University of South Carolina or one of its affiliated foundations