​Gifts from Your Estate and Planned Gifts

​Charitable Lead Trusts

​You can create a charitable lead trust while you are living or through your estate plan. Designated assets are held in trust and generate regular payments to the university for a time period you specify. After the time period has elapsed, you or your heirs receive the trust principal.

Through a charitable lead trust you may be able to transfer the assets to family members with reduced gift and estate taxes while also providing support for the university.

Charitable lead trusts work extremely well when interest rates are low and can enable donors with philanthropic interests and estate planning goals to accomplish both in a very tax-efficient manner.
For further information contact the Office of Planned Giving at (314) 935-5373 or (800) 835-3503.

Please consult with your legal or tax advisor before making a charitable gift.

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