The Power of a Planned Gift to Notre Dame

There are many creative ways to structure your estate plan that will allow you to make a gift to Notre Dame while also providing for your loved ones. Planned gifts include estate, charitable trusts and other gifts that aid benefactors in achieving their estate planning objectives while providing a generous gift to Notre Dame. Thoughtfully structured planned gifts are uniquely powerful in sustaining and growing the University's ability to serve a world deeply in need, while often affording exceptional financial and tax benefits to our planned gift benefactors.

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Estate Gifts
An estate gift is a gift made to Notre Dame through your Will or Living Trust, or by designating Notre Dame as the beneficiary of a retirement or other accounts. It is one of the most popular and flexible ways that you can create a perpetual legacy at Notre Dame.
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Charitable Remainder Trust
By establishing a charitable remainder trust at Notre Dame, your gift allows you to share in the returns of the Notre Dame Endowment, securing lifetime income for you and your spouse.
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Donor Advised Funds
Through a Notre Dame Donor Advised Fund, you can maximize the impact of your charitable giving by leveraging the returns of the Notre Dame Endowment and simplifying the administration of these gifts all without any administration fees.
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Charitable Gift Annuity
With a charitable gift annuity, you can give to Notre Dame and secure a fixed lifetime income stream for you and your spouse.
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