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Bucknell is always looking to the future to ensure that it will be able to offer the top liberal arts, engineering and management programs to its students.

How your gift helps

From the structural framework of Carnegie Hall to the intellectual framework of the new Freeman College of Management, planned gifts to Bucknell have been integral in supporting a wide-range of areas.

Benefits of giving

A gift through your long term plans can provide you substantial tax benefits, such as savings in income taxes, capital gains taxes, probate expenses and estate taxes.

Meet the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Society

Bucknell University is honored to recognize the more-than-700-member strong Bertrand Society. The society was named after Ellen Clarke Bertrand to honor her bequest that created an endowment which supports the library to this day.

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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