Planned Giving Options
Gifts Anyone Can Make
Gifts by Will or Living Trust
Give to CST without affecting your cash flow during your lifetime.
Gifts of Retirement Plans
Your retirement plan may be worth more when donated to the college than to your heirs.
Gifts of Appreciated Securities
After making a gift of appreciated securities to CST, the IRS will allow you one of its most significant tax breaks.
Gifts of Life Insurance
Create a significant endowment for the college without dipping into your capital assets.
Gifts of Real Estate
Make a substantial gift to CST through a transfer of residential, commercial or undeveloped real estate.
Gifts of Personal Property
Donate books, artwork, or equipment and secure an income tax deduction.
Gifts That Pay You Income
Charitable Gift Annuity
Receive a fixed payout and significant tax benefits.
Deferred Gift Annuity
Build retirement earnings by deferring the onset of annuity payments (recommended for younger donors).
Charitable Remainder Unitrusts
Choose from several options that best meet your personal financial situation.
Charitable Remainder Annuity Trusts
Combine a charitable gift with a predictable fixed-income payout by placing donation into individually managed trust.
Gifts That Protect Your Assets
Charitable Bargain Sales
This part-gift/part-sale transaction gives you a charitable deduction plus cash to purchase other property.
Retained Life Estate
You can donate your home to CST and continue to live there rent-free.
Charitable Lead Trusts
Freeze the taxable value of your appreciating assets by using them to make gifts today and pass them back to family members later.
For more information, go to Temple University's Planned Giving web site.
Discussing your charitable intentions with us can lead to a much better result than going it alone, and will ensure that your gift is used just as you wish. For more information, contact:
CST Alumni Office