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Leave your legacy by including College of Saint Mary in your estate plans.

There are several ways that you can make a gift to CSM without impacting your daily cashflow. Some of these gifts include:


Name College of Saint Mary as a beneficiary in your will or trust. This can be for a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate. If you like, you can also designate how your gift is to be used. Simple bequest language might read like this:

I give and devise to College of Saint Mary, Omaha, NE, _________ (list the amount, percentage, or specific items) to be used for its general support (or to support a specific program or fund).

Retirement Plan

Name the College of Saint Mary as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401(k) or other qualified retirement plan. you can designate the amount and how your gift is to be used. If you are 70-1/2 or older, you can also make a qualified charitable distribution to CSM and avoid income tax on the amount given to the College.

Donor Advised Fund

During your lifetime, make your gifts to CSM from your donor advised. You might also name College of Saint Mary as the charitable beneficiary of your donor advised fund so that, upon your death, the all or a portion of the fund balance is given to CSM.