Legacy gifts provide the foundation for and future financial strength of Bucknell University’s work. It is possible to take care of your family, provide gifts to loved ones, and include a charitable gift for Bucknell through legacy gifts. We can help you find the best way to make a gift that is tailored to your specific circumstances, perhaps using options that you may not have otherwise considered.

Estate planning

Estate planning requires making choices and is often delayed for this reason, but once your plan is in place, it provides a sense of relief and peace of mind. It is satisfying to know that you have a plan in place that provides for yourself and your loved ones, as well as the causes you care about now.

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Retirement planning

It’s never too early – or too late – to do retirement planning. With this in mind, Bucknell University offers the following list of basic points to consider.

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Estate planning guide

Estate planning can entail difficult choices, but once your plan is in place, it provides a sense of relief and peace of mind. Fill out this form to download your free guide.

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Compare gifts

The planned gift that is best for you depends on your goals for the gift. We’ve created a chart that lets you compare the characteristics of your choice of gift plans.

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Recent Giving News

$7.5 Million Commitment Will Expand Global Education at Bucknell

The McDonnell Global Scholars Program will increase study-abroad opportunities for Bucknell students with financial need. 

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WE DO, The Campaign for Bucknell University, Surpasses $500 Million Goal

A historic future commitment to financial aid from Ken and Elaine Langone brings the campaign to a triumphant close.

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Head of CBS Corp. Leslie Moonves Makes Campaign Commitment to Humanities

Moonves, a member of the Class of 1971, will support the Humanities Center and need-based financial aid in related disciplines.

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A Family’s History Inspires Support for the Humanities

Hildreth-Mirza Hall and a new Islamic studies professorship will honor the experience of a Bucknell president's daughter and granddaughter.

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Academic East Receives $6 Million Gift From Richard Garman '56

Bucknell's next academic building will greatly expand engineering classrooms and laboratories, while also providing a new home for the education department. 

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