Learn which assets are most commonly used to fund a gift.


One of the most common ways to make a gift to Bucknell University is to write a check, make a gift using a credit card or donate online.

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Stocks & bonds

Giving appreciated stock that you have owned for more than one year is one of the most tax-advantaged ways to make charitable gifts. With careful planning, you can reduce your capital gains tax while supporting Bucknell University.

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Retirement assets

A gift of your retirement assets, such as an employee retirement plan, IRA, or tax-sheltered annuity, is an excellent way to make a gift. A gift of these assets can shield you or your heirs from taxes while funding Bucknell University’s future.

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Life insurance

Life insurance is a valuable asset for making a charitable gift. You can make a gift of a life insurance policy without diminishing other investments or assets earmarked for family members.

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Real estate

A gift of real estate allows you to preserve your cash assets, receive tax and income advantages, and make a significant charitable gift to Bucknell University.

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Personal property

A gift of artwork, coins, antiques, or other personal property can be an excellent way to support Bucknell University.

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$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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