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Support CSU Through a Charitable Gift Annuity.

Payments for Life

Learn more about the many benefits of a charitable gift annuity in our FREE guide Strengthen Your Future With a Charitable Gift Annuity.View My Guide

Your support of CSU through a charitable gift annuity provides you with dependable income into retirement years. This type of gift supports the University’s work, provides you with a steady payout through regular payments, and has a variety of tax benefits including a federal income tax charitable deduction.

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An Example of
How it Works

Couple walking and smiling Dennis, 66, and Mary, 65, want to make a contribution to CSU but they also want to ensure that they have dependable income during their retirement years. They establish a $100,000 charitable gift annuity.

Based on their ages, they will receive a payment rate of 4.5 percent, which means that they will receive $4,500 each year for the remainder of their lives. They're also eligible for a federal income tax charitable deduction of $30,643* when they itemize. Finally, they know that after their lifetimes, the remaining amount will be used to support our mission.

*Based on annual payments and a 3.2 percent charitable midterm federal rate. Deductions and calculations will vary depending on your personal circumstances.

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Next Steps

  1. Complete the Statement of Intent form to let us know of your gift intentions and to ensure peace of mind that your gift will have the desired impact at CSU.
  2. Contact the Office of Gift Planning at giftplanning@colostate.edu or (970) 491-3414 for additional information.
  3. Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
  4. When including CSU in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.

Legal Name: Colorado State University Foundation
Location: 7115 Campus Delivery, 2243 Center Avenue, Suite 200, Fort Collins, CO 80523-7115
Federal Tax ID Number: 23-7098397