Your financial support is essential if the University of Arizona College of Education is to fulfill its vision of a day when …
Types of GiftsThere are many ways to support the College:
Gifts of Cash
Checks should be made payable to UA Foundation with a note in the memo section specifying your intent to support the College of Education or a specific program, endowment or activity within the College. All checks should be sent to the College of Education Office of Development, PO Box 210069, Tucson, AZ 85721.
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Matching Gift Program
Many employers will match charitable contributions made by their employees and employee spouses or retirees. You can find out if your company has a matching gift policy by sending an email to the college development office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
After you confirm that your company is eligible, fill out a form provided by your employer and send it to us with your gift. We will ensure that it is properly processed by the UA Foundation.
Gifts of appreciated securities can provide special tax advantages including: a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the gift and avoidance of capital gains taxes.
Accepted appreciated securities include:
- Mutual Funds
How to donate: The simplest and most efficient way to make a gift of any security is to instruct your broker or banker to transfer the security to the University of Arizona Foundation. To arrange for a gift, you or your broker may contact Ken Dildine, Vice President, Fiduciary Compliance and Gift Transactions: email@example.com.
Gifts of real estate are sold quickly and converted into cash for use by the College of Education. All real estate gifted to the college through the UA Foundation is on the market for sale.
Types of accepted real estate:
- Vacant Land
- Residential property
- Commercial property
For more information, visit the UA Foundation website at: http://www.uafoundation.org/guide/real_estate/
Endowments are the mechanism by which the College of Education grows and which allow it to plan for its future. Endowments provide an income stream in perpetuity that secure te college's venture into new programs, scholarship commitments and permanent growth. The one-time gift of $10,000 or more is invested as part of the entire university endowment pool and a portion of the pool's interest is returned to the college each year for spending.
Currently, the UA Foundation's endowment payout is four percent annually, so a $25,000 endowment fund will return $1,000 to the college every year forever.
Gift Planning and Deferred Gifts
Bequests, charitable gift annuities and life insurance gifts are just a few of myriad options available from the UA Foundation.
The gift planning website offers articles, questionnaires and planning tips and many other resources for people considering a deferred gift. Learn more at http://uafoundation.org/guide/
For More Information
We invite and encourage you to explore the many ways you may be involved in the life of the College of Education. Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jen Varela at 520-621-3413.