Memorials and Tribute Gifts
Honor Someone Special With a Future Gift in Their Name
If you have a loved one who has been impacted by the University of Michigan, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one or celebrate a special occasion while supporting U-M's future. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of our students.
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An Example of How It Works
When Sarah's father passed away, she knew she wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for him. She remembered that during his lifetime he was always praising U-M for the impact the university had on his life.
Sarah decided to make a gift to U-M in her father's name using appreciated securities. Not only will her father's legacy live on at U-M thanks to the gift, but Sarah also received a federal income tax charitable deduction (because she itemizes her taxes) and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.
- Contact the Office of Planned Giving at (734) 615-2022 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at U-M.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you make a memorial gift to U-M through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Regents of the University of Michigan
Address: 3003 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Federal Tax ID Number: 38-6006309