UW School of Dentistry

Planned Giving Options at a Glance

Create a better tomorrow by including the UW School of Dentistry in your will today. You can direct your gift to the Dean’s Club Legacy Fund, which provides a broad base of support for the entire School, or you can choose to support a specific department or purpose. With a gift in your will, you can create a legacy that supports stellar faculty, students in need, or critical research that improves people’s oral health and changes lives.

Your gift will help prepare the next generation of dental leaders, thinkers and doers and inspire solutions to tomorrow’s biggest challenges.

Tell us about your planned gift

The following table gives a brief summary of additional options for a planned gift.

Planned Giving
TYPE OF GIFT ADVANTAGES BENEFICIARY
GIFTS THAT HELP THE SCHOOL IN THE FUTURE Bequest Charitable deduction for taxable estates
Allows you to make a large gift at no immediate cost to you
UW School of Dentistry is future beneficiary
Life Insurance Allows you to make a large gift at little cost to you UW School of Dentistry is future beneficiary
Retirement Plans Avoids double taxation of assets
UW applies the full amount of plan assets to the purpose you choose
UW School of Dentistry is future beneficiary
Retained Life Estate Current income tax deduction
Estate tax savings
Continued use of property for life
You retain lifetime beneficial use of property
UW School of Dentistry is future beneficiary
GIFTS THAT PAY YOU INCOME Charitable Gift Annuity Current income tax deduction
Portion of payments may be tax free
Fixed and predictable payments
One or two annuitant beneficiaries
UW School of Dentistry is future beneficiary
Charitable Remainder Trust Current income tax deduction
No capital gain recognition on appreciated assets
Diversification of investments
Payments for life or term of years
One or more beneficiaries
UW School of Dentistry is future beneficiary
GIFTS THE SCHOOL CAN USE TODAY Outright; Tangible Personal Property; or Bargain Sale Current income tax deduction
See gift in operation during your lifetime
UW School of Dentistry is immediate beneficiary
Charitable Lead Trust Potential gift tax savings on transfer of assets to individual beneficiaries You or your heirs are future beneficiaries
UW School of Dentistry is immediate beneficiary

Please contact Glenn West, Associate Director of Advancement, at 206.543.6017 or gwest@uw.edu for more information.