Future giving

By naming the University of Minnesota or M Health Fairview in your will or other estate plan, you will have a tremendous impact on students, faculty, research, and outreach efforts well into the future.

Future gifts

Wills and Trusts

Including a gift in your will or trust, known as a charitable bequest, is a meaningful way to support the University of Minnesota or M Health Fairview.

Retirement assets or life insurance

Make a gift to the University of Minnesota or M Health Fairview through a beneficiary designation on your retirement account or life insurance policy.

Bank or brokerage account

Naming the University of Minnesota or M Health Fairview as a beneficiary of a bank or brokerage account is a simple way to make a gift.

Giving assets

Gifts of appreciated securities

Gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares can be a tax-advantaged way to provide immediate support for the University of Minnesota.

Gifts that provide income

A charitable gift annuity is a simple way for donors to make a gift with some attractive benefits.

IRA qualified charitable distribution

If you are age 70½ or older, you may give up to $100,000 directly from your IRA to qualified charities without paying federal income tax on the distribution.

Real estate and other property

Make a gift of real estate, tangible personal property, or commodities.