Other Ways to Give

There are several ways that you can support Kingswood University. We hope you will consider both a current and a deferred gift. The following information is not exhaustive, but is designed to stimulate further thinking. If you have questions or would like to discuss these or any other ways to support us, please call our Development Office at 506.432.4411.

Cash Gifts

  • Tax deductible (if donor itemizes deductions)
  • Up to 50% of your adjusted gross income can be deducted in any one year, and the excess can be deducted over the next five years.
  • Actual savings from deduction depends on tax rate


  • Payable over pre-determined time period
  • Deductible in the year that payment is made

Company Matching Gifts

  • Takes advantage of programs offered by many employers

Appreciated Stocks and Securities

  • Can help avoid payment of capital gain on appreciated assets
  • Should be given outright
  • Receive deduction for full fair market value of asset at the time of the gift, limited to 30% of gross adjusted income

Depreciated Assets

  • Sell assets that have lost value, take loss as a tax deduction and contribute the cash
  • Receive a deduction for both the loss and the charitable gift

Real Estate

  • By making a gift of a residence, farm or vacation home, avoid capital gains tax and receive a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the property.

Deferred Gifts

A variety of deferred gift options are available including:

  • Charitable Gift Annuity
  • Deferred Gift Annuity
  • Life Income Trusts
  • Charitable Lead Trust
  • Life Insurance
  • Bequests (estate gifts left in the will)
  • Life Estate Arrangements
  • Retirement Accounts