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Overview of Asset Considerations

The donor's portfolio of assets should be considered when making charitable-giving decisions.  Depending upon the type of asset, the tax implications can vary. Below is a summary of various assets a donor may wish to consider using as a part of his or her charitable-giving plan and a brief summary of the tax implications associated with each gift. Please note that the University of Illinois Foundation and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences encourage donors to consult with their personal tax, financial, and/or legal advisors to discuss tax and planning implications associated with their assets. This information is intended to be used only for informational purposes.

Types of Assets

For More Information

Contact the University of Illinois Foundation Office of Gift Planning and Trust Services at 217-244-0473 or the College of ACES Office of Advancement at 217-333-9355 and ask to speak with a major gift officer. For further information on types of assets to consider when making a charitable gift, please visit the University Foundation's site on Planned Gifts.