Ways to Give

Bequests

Learn how to help others and Gustavus Adolphus College by using one of the most popular and simplest ways to make a gift.

Beneficiary Designations

Continue supporting our work even after your lifetime by naming us as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, life insurance or insurance annuity assets.

Charitable Gift Annuities

Read more about how to make a donation and, in turn, receive a fixed annuity payment each year for life.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

In the right circumstances, this plan can increase your income, reduce your taxes, unlock appreciated investments, rid you of investment worries and ultimately provide very important support.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts

If you have a family member or friend whose life has been touched by Gustavus Adolphus College, we hope you'll consider making a gift to us in honor of that person.

Endowed Gifts

Discover a powerful way to make a gift to us in your name or in the name of a loved one while realizing tax benefits for your kindness.

Give Your Home, But Live There for Life

Find out how you can make a gift to Gustavus Adolphus College of a remainder interest in your home, receive sizable tax benefits now and continue living in your home for the rest of your life.

Donor Advised Funds

Access the giving power of a private foundation without the expense or complexity.

Charitable Lead Trusts

Make a donation now while reducing the tax burden for your heirs in the future.