A Personal Way to Give
Use Your Will to Transform Lives
You want to extend your impact at Iowa State University. You also want the flexibility to change your plans in the event that life circumstances change. You can do both.
In as little as one sentence, you can include a gift to Iowa State in your will or living trust. This type of donation will help change the lives of future generations of Iowa State students for years to come.
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The Power of a Plan
A backyard conversation with a neighbor and attorney reminded Ron and Marla Franklin that they needed to complete their will. Completing the estate planning process helped them reflect on the things important to them, and Iowa State jumped to the forefront of that list. They found out just how easy it can be to include bequest language for a percentage of their estate, a specific dollar amount or a residual amount to the Iowa State University Foundation in their will.
Ron and Marla both graduated from Iowa State in 1968 and received scholarship assistance. They want to make sure future students receive the advantages Iowa State gave them, and left their gift unrestricted so that the university could use the gift in the area of greatest need. As Ron says, "It was important to us to continue to support the university so even more can be done."
"We were fortunate to gain some advantages that an Iowa State degree gives people," Marla says. "It just seemed appropriate to give back to that legacy. It's something we both feel good about." Read More
- Contact the office of gift planning at 800.621.8515 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on bequests or to chat more about the different options for including Iowa State in your will or estate plan.
- 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 examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change. References to estate and income taxes include federal taxes only. State income/estate taxes or state law may impact your 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, Gregg Hinders or Sandy Clarke.