Planned gifts enable donors to make meaningful and substantial contributions. Gifts to the College of Southern Nevada in ways that complement their tax, financial, and estate plans. In planned giving, benefits to the donor may be immediate, while the actual transfer of assets may be deferred. Examples of planned gifts include:
- Life insurance policies
- Retirement plan assets
- Charitable gift annuities
- Charitable remainder trusts
- Charitable lead trusts
Planned gifts are frequently arranged in consultation with a donor’s estate or financial planners. We are happy to talk with you and your advisors to design the most advantageous ways of giving.
The easiest way to make a bequest to the College of Southern Nevada Foundation is through your will or living trust. You can list a specific dollar amount, a particular asset, such as securities or real estate, or leave a percentage of your estate, or the residual of your estate, after providing for loved ones.
Here is some recommended language for two of the most common kinds of bequests:
- Specific Amount of Asset: I give, devise, and bequeath to the College of Southern Nevada Foundation,6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146, the sum of $_____ [or a description of the specific asset] for its general purposes.
- Remainder of Estate: I give, devise, and bequeath to College of Southern Nevada Foundation, 6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146, all [or state the fraction or percentage] of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, for its general purposes.
To discuss including the CSN Foundation in your will or living trust, please contact Barbara Talisman, CFRE, Executive Director Barbara.Talisman@CSN.edu or 702-651-7535.