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Charitable Gift Annuities

  • Invest in Ole Miss.
  • Enjoy steady lifetime payments to you or another annuitant.
  • Earn a charitable income tax deduction for a portion of the gift.
  • Receive payments that may be partially tax-free.

Guidelines

  • Minimum gift of $50,000.
  • Payments can begin at age 60.
  • Can be funded with cash or securities.

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How It Works

To establish a charitable gift annuity, simply make a gift to the UM Foundation and in exchange receive a fixed annual dollar amount for life. The principal remaining after your lifetime will then benefit the University of Mississippi program of your choice.

What Do I Need to Do?

Simply transfer cash or securities to the UM Foundation. Then receive payments from the UM Foundation for you and/or another beneficiary for the rest of your life.

charitable gift annuity involves a simple contract between you and Ole Miss where you agree to make a gift to Ole Miss and we, in return, agree to pay you (and someone else, if you choose) a fixed amount each year for the rest of your life.

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ANNUITY RATES: ONE RECIPIENT
Recipient's
Age
Annuity
Rate
60 4.4%
65 4.7%
70 5.1%
75 5.8%
80 6.8%
85 7.8%
90+ 9.0%
ANNUITY RATES: TWO RECIPIENTS
Same
Age
Annuity
Rate
Different
Ages
Annuity
Rate
60 3.9% 60/65 4.0%
65 4.2% 65/70 4.4%
70 4.6% 70/75 4.8%
75 5.0% 75/80 5.3%
80 5.7% 80/85 6.1%
85 6.7% 85/90 7.3%
90 8.2% 90/95+ 8.8%

How Can I Receive More Information?

Please contact Sandra Guest, vice president of the UM Foundation, at sguest@olemiss.edu or 662-915-5944 or Anna Langley, director of finance and accounting, at alangley@umfoundation.com or 662-915-5944 for information on gift strategies that can help you support Ole Miss while providing significant benefits to you and your family.

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Learn How to Fund It

You can use the following assets to fund a charitable gift annuity:

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  1. Contact Sandra Guest at 662-915-5208 or sguest@olemiss.edu for additional information on charitable gift annuities or to chat more about the personal benefits of creating an annuity with Ole Miss.
  2. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  3. If you include Ole Miss in your plans, please use the following legal name and federal tax ID:

Legal Name: University of Mississippi Foundation
Address: 406 University Ave Oxford, MS 38655
Federal Tax ID Number: 23-7310293

Learn more about the many benefits of a charitable gift annuity in our FREE guide Strengthen Your Future With a Charitable Gift Annuity.

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A charitable bequest is one or two sentences in your will or living trust that leave to the University of Mississippi Foundation a specific item, an amount of money, a gift contingent upon certain events or a percentage of your estate.

an individual or organization designated to receive benefits or funds under a will or other contract, such as an insurance policy, trust or retirement plan

Bequest Language

"I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to the University of Mississippi Foundation [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose."

able to be changed or cancelled

A revocable living trust is set up during your lifetime and can be revoked at any time before death. They allow assets held in the trust to pass directly to beneficiaries without probate court proceedings and can also reduce federal estate taxes.

cannot be changed or cancelled

tax on gifts generally paid by the person making the gift rather than the recipient

the original value of an asset, such as stock, before its appreciation or depreciation

the growth in value of an asset like stock or real estate since the original purchase

the price a willing buyer and willing seller can agree on

The person receiving the gift annuity payments.

the part of an estate left after debts, taxes and specific bequests have been paid

a written and properly witnessed legal change to a will

the person named in a will to manage the estate, collect the property, pay any debt, and distribute property according to the will

A donor advised fund is an account that you set up but which is managed by a nonprofit organization. You contribute to the account, which grows tax-free. You can recommend how much (and how often) you want to distribute money from that fund to Ole Miss or other charities. You cannot direct the gifts.

An endowed gift can create a new endowment or add to an existing endowment. The principal of the endowment is invested and a portion of the principal’s earnings are used each year to support its mission.

Tax on the growth in value of an asset—such as real estate or stock—since its original purchase.

Securities, real estate, or any other property having a fair market value greater than its original purchase price.

Real estate can be a personal residence, vacation home, timeshare property, farm, commercial property or undeveloped land.

A charitable remainder trust provides you or other named individuals income each year for life or a period not exceeding 20 years from assets you give to the trust you create.

You give assets to a trust that pays our organization set payments for a number of years, which you choose. The longer the length of time, the better the gift tax savings to you. When the term is up, the remaining trust assets go to you, your family or other beneficiaries you select. This is an excellent way to transfer property to family members at a minimal cost.

You fund this type of trust with cash or appreciated assets—and receive an immediate federal income tax charitable deduction. You can also make additional gifts; each one also qualifies for a tax deduction. The trust pays you, each year, a variable amount based on a fixed percentage of the fair market value of the trust assets. When the trust terminates, the remaining principal goes to Ole Miss as a lump sum.

You fund this trust with cash or appreciated assets—and receive an immediate federal income tax charitable deduction. Each year the trust pays you or another named individual the same dollar amount you choose at the start. When the trust terminates, the remaining principal goes to Ole Miss as a lump sum.

A beneficiary designation clearly identifies how specific assets will be distributed after your death.

A charitable gift annuity involves a simple contract between you and Ole Miss where you agree to make a gift to Ole Miss and we, in return, agree to pay you (and someone else, if you choose) a fixed amount each year for the rest of your life.

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