Gift Planning

Welcome to your resource for charitable gift planning!

It's no secret that the programs of Gustavus Adolphus College depend upon your goodwill. We've created this easy-to-understand Web site to help you dream a little, about our future and yours. There are many easy giving options from which you can choose?strategies that enhance your personal well being, as well as Gustavus.

If you're not sure where to begin, try our Build Your Gift planner. By answering a few basic questions, this interactive tool steps you through the process of narrowing down your choices. It's fun and easy to use!

If you already have gift options in mind, click on Compare Gifts to see how your choices match up or click on eBrochures to request specific information on a planning option. If you get lost, rest assured that we're always here to help. Simply contact Jackie Peterson at 507-933-7543 or with any questions. Happy dreaming!

Check Out Our Monthly Feature Articles:

Congress Controls Future of IRA Charitable Rollover

Congress has yet to take action on a bill that would reinstate the IRA Charitable Rollover, which offers tax savings for some donors 70 1/2 and older.

Encouraging Generosity in Your Grandchildren

Much of what we teach our young grandchildren is accomplished by setting good examples. One of these examples may be showing them how to give back. It is the firsthand experience that leaves a lasting impression.

3 Tax-Savvy Strategies to Use This Year

There is no better time than now to protect your wealth with valuable and often overlooked tax deductions. First, estimate how much income you expect to bring in by the end of the year. Knowing this information can help you decide how much you may want to give to favorite causes, such as Gustavus Adolphus College, reducing your income tax hit.