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How to Give

How To Give

Giving to Rhodes can be done either directly or through a gift model that can provide tax benefits and even income. Click on a gift model below to learn more.

  • Bequest
    You designate Rhodes as the beneficiary of your asset by will, trust or beneficiary designation form.
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  • IRA Rollover
    Congress recently enacted a permanent extension of the IRA Charitable Rollover. As a result, you can make an IRA rollover gift and avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA to Rhodes.
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  • Beneficiary Designation Gifts
    You can designate the college as a beneficiary of a retirement, investment, or bank account or your life insurance policy.
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  • Charitable Gift Annuity
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to Rhodes in exchange for our promise to pay you (or another beneficiary you designate) fixed payments (with rates based on age) for life.
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  • Charitable Remainder Unitrust
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable remainder unitrust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you (or a designated beneficiary) with income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable remainder annuity trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you (or a beneficiary you designate) with fixed income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Lead Trust
    You fund a trust that makes gifts to Rhodes for a number of years. Your family receives the trust remainder at substantial tax savings.
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  • Sale and Unitrust
    You give a portion of your property to the college to fund a charitable remainder trust. When the property sells, you receive cash and income for life.
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  • Bargain Sale
    Rhodes purchases your property for less than fair market value. You receive cash and a charitable deduction for the difference between the market value and purchase price.
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  • Give It Twice Trust
    You provide your children with a stream of income while making a gift to charity.
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  • Life Estate Reserved
    You give your property to Rhodes but retain the right to use the property during your life.
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