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Clemson University Planned Giving

You can make a powerful difference in our University's future by including Clemson in your estate plans.

Donor signing the Clemson Legacy Society Registry.
Learn about Wills and Bequests »

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or Clemson University as part of your estate plan.

Clemson students at graduation ceremony.
IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) »

If you have an IRA and are 70½ or older, you can donate tax-free from your IRA to Clemson. This may also help you meet your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), thus lowering your taxable income.

Fort Hill at Clemson University.
Bequest Language »

You may be looking for a way to make a significant gift to help further our university's mission. A bequest is a gift made through your will or trust. It is one of the most popular and flexible ways that you can support Clemson.

Anna Calhoun Clemson and Thomas Green Clemson impersonators walking at Fort Hill.
Charitable Gift Annuity »

A charitable gift annuity is a great way you can benefit by making a gift to Clemson. You transfer your cash or property to our organization and we promise to make fixed payments to you for life at a rate based on your age.

Group of Clemson students standing on the grounds of Fort Hill at the Legacy Day Leaf Dedication Ceremony.
Clemson Legacy Society »

The Clemson Legacy Society is an honor society created especially to recognize individuals who have included Clemson University in their last will and testaments or as a beneficiary of a revocable trust, retirement account, brokerage account or life insurance policy.

Attendees of the Legacy Day Leaf Dedication Ceremony sitting outside of Fort Hill.
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Thank you for your interest in Clemson University. Our hope is to serve you and your family with helpful information.

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