Dear 1958 Classmates: September
Every now and then we get a gratifying reminder of the
difference Princeton has made in our lives.
It is why we support the University and provide for future
One of the most meaningful ways to support what Princeton
does so well is to include Princeton in
your gift planning. At least 75 of
our classmates and spouses have done so (more in the last year than any other
class). Consider these possibilities:
Add Princeton as a beneficiary of your
will, trust, IRA, or insurance policy.
Give low cost basis property through a charitable
remainder trust, receive lifetime payments and tax savings, and support
Princeton and other charities.
Give through a charitable gift annuity
and receive fixed rate lifetime payments (6.6% at 79 for single life), and tax
Give through a charitable lead trust – a tax-wise way to give to Princeton now and
to provide an inheritance for your heirs.
The University’s expert philanthropic advisors are available
to develop a plan that matches your interests.
If you have already included Princeton in your planning, but not
notified the Office, let them know so the Office can thank you and include you
in the benefits of the 1746 Society. Members are invited to special events and
receive publications on family gift planning, tax issues, and financial
To contact the Office of Gift Planning use the enclosed
reply card, go through their website at http://giving.princeton.edu/giftplanning,
or call (609) 258-6318. The website has
sample bequest language, a calculator, and various gift options.
Or visit Princeton1958.com,
click on classmates, gift planning chair, and links to the Office of Gift
Planning. You can enter various
scenarios and see results. No one will
know you are inquiring or contact you (unless you ask them). Or call a 1746 classmate.
Please consider a planned gift to Princeton. It’s a great way to support the University.