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Welcome to Marquette's Planned Giving site! We look forward to helping you explore opportunities for creative philanthropy. Planned gifts cover a wide range of options - from including Marquette University as a beneficiary in your will or your retirement account to creating a charitable gift annuity or trust that generates income, to name just a few.

We often find that planned giving provides our alumni and friends with an opportunity to make a charitable gift in circumstances that may not otherwise allow them to do so. Every gift is unique and depends upon the assets available, the potential tax benefits, and, of course, the donor's vision and intention for the gift.
Planned Giving Options
Learn how to make a gift that provides tax benefits and even life income. Discover the best gift option to meet your goals....
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Donor Stories Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others. Explore the many benefits of charitable gift planning.
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Living Trust vs. Wills
Personal Planner
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was diagnosed with cancer in January 1994. She signed a will in the New York offices of a large law firm on March...
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Featured Articles

Blended Gifts
There are many combination gift options that can make your giving go farther than a simple gift of cash or property.
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Tax Extenders – One Year or Permanent?
Washington News
As the Thanksgiving holiday rapidly approaches, there are significant negotiations underway on the tax extenders bill. Senate Finance...
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Planned Giving Home

Contact Us
Haleigh Johnson
Donor Relations Officer, Special Programs and Stewardship
(414) 288-0391
haleigh.johnson@marquette.edu
Tax I.D. Number
Marquette University has a 501 (c) (3) non-profit tax exempt status; our federal tax ID number is 39-0806251.