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Types of Planned Gifts

Create Your Legacy Through a Planned Gift

Charitable gifts help you meet your current philanthropic goals and extend your generosity well into the future. But did you know that a planned gift can also protect your assets, provide for your family, and guarantee you income for life? You can even make a significant impact through a gift that costs nothing in your lifetime (through a charitable bequest under your will).

Five Ways to Make a Planned Gift

To read about one of the five basic ways to make a planned gift, select the one below that best fits your situation.

Photo of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco Building. Links to Gifts by Will.
Gifts by Will
Make a gift that costs nothing now.
Photo of Mission Bay Campus Scene. Links to Gifts That Pay You Income.
Gifts That Pay You Income
You can support UCSF and retain income for yourself and loved ones.
Photo of Genentech Hall. Links to Gifts That Protect Your Assets.
Gifts That Protect Your Assets
Lead trusts allow you to benefit UCSF now, then your heirs.
Photo of a perioperative nurse. Links to Gifts from Retirement Plans.
Gifts from Retirement Plans
Consider retirement-plan benefits for a significant gift to UCSF.
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What to Give
Giving cash is simple, but giving assets such as stocks often offers additional tax savings.

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