Learn which assets are most commonly used to fund a gift.

Stocks & Bonds

Stocks & Bonds

Giving appreciated stock that you have owned for more than one year is one of the most tax-advantaged ways to make charitable gifts.

Retirement Assets

Retirement Assets

A gift of your retirement assets, such as an employee retirement plan, IRA, or tax-sheltered annuity, is an excellent way to make a gift.

Life Insurance

You can make a gift of a life insurance policy without diminishing other investments or assets earmarked for family members.

Real Estate

Real Estate

A gift of real estate allows you to preserve your cash assets, receive tax and income advantages, and make a significant charitable gift to Colby.

Personal Property

Personal Property

A gift of artwork, coins, antiques, or other personal property can be an excellent way to support Colby.

Donor-Advised Fund

Donor-Advised Fund

A donor-advised fund can provide you with immediate tax benefits while making your charitable giving easier for years to come.