Contribute to TMCF’s future by planning for a special kind of gift. Although cash contributions to the organization are always appreciated, there are other creative and flexible options that can benefit you and TMCF. You can help ensure TMCF’s future by creating a trust while you are living or by including TMCF in your will. Planned Gifts also give back and help you prepare for your future. They allow you to take sizeable income, gift, and estate tax deductions, and provide favorable capital gains tax treatment.

Our Development staff at TMCF is ready to help you meet your unique financial needs by:

Providing planned gifts that benefit you and your family

Bringing immediate and deferred tax advantages to both you and your heirs

Having a meaningful impact on TMCF and our goals and interests, beyond your own lifetime and far into the future

The following includes examples of suggested bequest wording to benefit the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Each individual situation is unique and, therefore, these examples include only some of the possible gift opportunities. We encourage you to share your final will provision with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to ensure that your wishes will be properly followed and recognized.

Percentage of estate for unrestricted purposes

I give, devise, and bequeath to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, a not-for-profit organization located in Washington, District of Columbia, _______ percent (%) of the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate as an unrestricted gift to be used for the general purposes of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Specific amount for unrestricted purposes

I give, devise, and bequeath to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, a not-for-profit organization located in Washington, District of Columbia, the sum of $____________ in cash be used for the general purposes of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

For more information on how these gifts might work for you, call 202-888-0042 or email invest@tmcf.org.

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