How to Make a Planned Gift
You can leave a lasting legacy for GCD through a will, living trust or retirement plan. The
process is very simple and your gift benefits the college for generations to come. With
careful planning, it may be possible to reduce or eliminate income taxes (including capital
gains) and transfer taxes (including gift, estate, inheritance and generation-skipping).
Consult your personal financial professional to see if you may be able to enjoy tax savings
while turning appreciated assets into an income for yourself and others. Call GCD’s
Development Director at (910) 221-2224 to discuss planned giving.
How to Transfer Securities
There may be significant tax advantages from contributing appreciated securities
transferred to the college as a charitable gift. The value of your gift depends upon the
market price of these assets when they are given. If you have held securities for more
than one year, you may find that your gift will provide a twofold tax benefit, creating an
income-tax deduction as well as helping avoid the capital-gains tax upon sale. These gifts
require special planning and consultation with your professional financial advisor and
Grace College of Divinity. Call our Director of Development at (910) 221-2224 to make a
gift of appreciated securities, stocks and bonds.
Who to Talk to About a Potential Gift
Contact the Director of Development to arrange a meeting so that we can share with you
our vision for Grace College of Divinity. Please call (910) 221-2224.