A Tax-Wise and Flexible Way to Give
Giving to the University through your will or living trust is often referred to as a “bequest.” A bequest from your estate may include cash, securities, real estate, and/or personal property. It can be for a specific amount or for a percentage of your estate.
Your bequest to the University is:
- Tax-Wise: A charitable gift through your estate may reduce estate taxes.
- Revocable: You may change the beneficiaries of your estate at any time.
- Flexible: Your bequest can be directed to any UVA school or program.
- Comfortable: A bequest allows you to retain your assets throughout your life.