Many alumni and friends of SUNY Cortland would like to make a major gift to the university; however, giving a large outright donation during their lifetime may not be possible.
The solution may be to plan a gift that benefits the university in the future. With planning, you can achieve your philanthropic goals while meeting lifestyle needs for yourself and your family.
Gifts by Will
Make a gift that costs nothing now.
Gifts That Pay You Income
You can support SUNY Cortland and retain income for yourself and loved ones.
Gifts That Protect Your Assets
Lead trusts allow you to benefit SUNY Cortland now, then your heirs.
Gifts from Retirement Plans
Consider retirement-plan benefits for a significant gift to Cortland College Foundation.
Gifts by Estate Note
An estate note is an irrevocable pledge or debt against the donor's estate.
What to Give
Giving cash is simple, but giving assets such as stocks often offers additional tax savings.