Is This Gift Right for You?

A charitable lead trust works for Gustavus Adolphus College supporters who would like to support our work and protect their family's inheritance. Review this checklist to help you further determine whether this way to give works well for you.

Profile of a Giver

If these statements resonate with you, contact your estate planning attorney to further look into the benefits of charitable lead trusts.
  • You'd like to provide Gustavus Adolphus College with ongoing support over a certain period of years.
  • You want to ultimately transfer property to loved ones at minimal tax cost.
  • You are able to temporarily forgo access to an asset, with your heirs receiving the asset later on.
  • You could benefit from estate or gift tax relief.
  • You want to act on this giving opportunity now, while interest rates are low and it's a tax-efficient time to implement this strategy into your estate plans.

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Of all the charitable vehicles available to you, this is among the most complex. Ask your legal and tax advisors whether this gift is right for you.

We Can Help

Contact Jackie Peterson at 507-933-7543 or jpeters9@gustavus.edu with any questions about establishing a charitable lead trust to benefit Gustavus Adolphus College. We're happy to help, without obligation.