Donor Advised Fund
Harness the Giving Power of a Private Foundation
A donor advised fund (DAF), which is like a charitable savings account, gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to Claremont Graduate University and other qualified charities. You can recommend a grant or recurring grants now to make an immediate impact or use your fund as a tool for future charitable gifts.
Take Action! Visit Your Fund
1. Recommend a grant
2. Impact CGU
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You can also create a lasting legacy by naming Claremont Graduate University the beneficiary of the entire account or a percentage of the fund. With a percentage, you can create a family legacy of giving by naming your loved ones as your successor to continue recommending grants to charitable organizations. Contact your fund administrator for a beneficiary form.
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Imagine the Following Scenario
You and your spouse or partner want to give back to your hometown by putting your money where it will do the most good. You establish a $25,000 donor advised fund with a community foundation.
As a couple, you receive a federal income tax charitable deduction for the amount of the gift. You also get all the time you need to decide which charities to support.
After researching community needs with the foundation’s staff, you both recommend grants for your alma mater CGU and the Animal Rescue League. The foundation presents the charities with checks from the fund you named in honor of your daughter. You are delighted to start this personal legacy of giving.
- If you already have a fund, use our tool Take Action! Visit Your Fund to connect. No fund yet? Get our free guide.
- Contact Claremont Graduate University at (909) 621-8027 or email@example.com to discuss using your donor advised funds to support CGU and our mission.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include CGU in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal name: Claremont Graduate University
Address: 165 E. 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711
Federal tax ID number: 95-1664100
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Gifts That Pay
Your payments depend on your age at the time of the donation. If you are younger than 60, we recommend that you learn more about your options and download this FREE guide Plan for Retirement With a Deferred Gift Annuity.
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Information contained herein was accurate at the time of posting. The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. California residents: Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. Oklahoma residents: A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. South Dakota residents: Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.