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The Power of an Endowed Gift on Iowa State University
An endowment gift to Iowa State University today provides a brighter picture for our future. When you make a donation to our endowment, you give a gift with both immediate and long-term benefits.
Endowment donations are invested. A portion of the annual income from the investment is used to address immediate needs at Iowa State. The remaining funds are reinvested to ensure indefinite support.
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An Example of How It Works
Longtime supporters Susan and Charlie have two goals: First, they want to make sure Iowa State continues to receive support after they're gone. Second, they want to memorialize Charlie's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jones.
Susan and Charlie make a $50,000 donation to Iowa State, which we invest, and each year, a portion of the income from the invested money will be used to support our mission in honor of the Joneses. Plus, Susan and Charlie qualify for a federal income tax charitable deduction on their taxes.
- Contact the office of gift planning at 800.621.8515 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss endowed gifts.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include Iowa State in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: The Iowa State University Foundation
Address: Ames, Iowa
Federal Tax ID Number: 42-1143702
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.
For more information, please contact any member of our gift planning staff: Rob Kinsey, Kelly Allen, Joe Nolte, Sarah Roelfs, Gregg Hinders or Sandy Clarke.