Is This Gift Right for You?

A bequest works for anyone who would like to support Gustavus Adolphus College in the future. Because you can change your mind at any time, this type of gift has universal appeal.

Profile of a Bequest Giver

  • You want to support Gustavus Adolphus College after your lifetime.
  • You have a will or trust, or are ready to create one.
  • You are young or old, wealthy or middle class.
  • You want to make a charitable gift, but not part with your money or assets today.
  • You want to maintain the flexibility to change your mind at any time.
Tax Tip
You Need a Will.Leaving us a gift of cash through your will or trust lowers your potential federal estate tax bill.

We Can Help

Contact Jackie Peterson at 507-933-7543 or jpeters9@gustavus.edu with any questions about naming Gustavus Adolphus College in your will or living trust. We're happy to help, without obligation.


Your Next Steps
Getting Started | Is This Gift Right for You? | Case Study | How to Complete Your Gift | Action Items