Planned Giving

Planned gifts provide donors the opportunity to meet both their philanthropic and financial goals. Examples of planned gifts include charitable gift annuities, bequests, deferred annuities, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts and donor-advised funds.

Charitable Gift Annuities

Minimum gift: $10,000

Are you looking for a safe investment? When you establish a gift annuity with Brandeis, you:

Your Age Return
65 4.7%
70 5.1%
75 5.8%
80 6.8%
85 7.8%
90+ 9.0%


The most common and simplest form of planned giving is a bequest. This is a gift that is made through the donor's will and offers several advantages:

Additional Planned Gifts