Welcome To Gift Planning

Your legacy — empowering future generations to be a force for good in the world

  • Support Notre Dame's mission with a planned gift
  • Put your assets to work with our tax-efficient charitable strategies
  • Create potential lifetime income

Welcome To Gift Planning

A bequest is a gift made through your will or trust. It is one of the most popular and flexible ways that you can create a perpetual legacy at Notre Dame.

Charitable Gift Annuity
A charitable gift annuity provides the opportunity to make a gift to Notre Dame, create lifetime income for you and a loved one, and establish a permanent legacy at Notre Dame.

Charitable Remainder Unitrust
Leverage the investment power of the Notre Dame Endowment to maximize your gift, receive lifetime income, and leave a lasting legacy at Notre Dame.

Donor Advised Funds
A Notre Dame Donor Advised Fund enables you to streamline your charitable giving while taking advantage of investing assets in the Notre Dame Endowment.


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