Ways to Give


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This information is not intended as legal advice.
Please consult with a tax attorney to determine the best gift plan for you.

Assets You Can Give

Which gift type is right for me?

There are several types of assets that you can give to William Peace University. Deciding what's best for you is a personal decision. The information below is available to provide some options for you, but is not intended as legal advice. Consult your financial advisors for tax and charitable giving advice for your personal situation.


  • Maximize your charitable deduction and deliver immediate benefits to William Peace University through an outright gift.
  • Learn more here.

Appreciated Securities

  • The IRS allows you one of its most significant tax breaks for gifts of appreciated securities.
  • Learn more here.

Real Estate

  • Make a substantial gift to William Peace University through a donation of residential, commercial or undeveloped real estate.
  • Learn more here.

Personal Property

  • Donate books, artwork, or equipment and secure an income tax deduction.
  • Learn more here.

Business Interests

  • Give William Peace University an interest in a closely-held or family business.
  • Learn more here.

IRA and Qualified Retirement Plan Designations

  • The balance of your retirement plan may be worth more when donated to William Peace University than to your heirs.
  • Learn more here

Insurance Product Beneficiary Designations

  • Make WPU a beneficiary of your life insurance policy or commercial annuity.
  • Put a policy whose coverage you no longer need to use as a gift to William Peace University or make WPU the owner and beneficiary of a new policy.
  • Learn more here.

Gifts like these may be made through a will or other estate plans.

With a Bequest in a Will, you can retain control of your assets until you no longer need them and then make a gift to William Peace University through your Will. Bequest-like gifts that don't require a Will are gifts made by a beneficiary designation (as in the case of Life Insurance, Commercial Annuities, IRAs or Qualified Retirement Plan designations. Learn more on our Gift Plans page.