Planning Your Gift of a Lifetime

Lewis University is a comprehensive, Catholic university dedicated to the development of the complete person. The university depends on the generous gifts from alumni and friends to help fund our mission of promoting our students’ personal growth and competence through our unique worldwide Lasallian tradition of higher education.

Many Lewis University alumni and friends have discovered that time spent considering the best ways to structure their gifts can help them make meaningful contributions while also meeting personal planning goals.

On this website, you will discover ways to make gifts to Lewis University you may not have thought possible:

  • You will learn how to give in ways that can actually “give back” for a time, providing extra income in retirement years or to help fund educational expenses and other needs.
  • You can add meaning to your gift by using it to honor a special friend or loved one.
  • You will see how to save money on income, gift and estate taxes and redirect those amounts for use in ways you choose.
  • You will enjoy your giving more, knowing you are investing in charitable interests in ways that allow you to give the most you can at the lowest possible cost.

Effective gift planning is all about helping you maximize the potential of your resources. Discover how you can preserve financial security for yourself and your loved ones while giving to support the students of Lewis University.

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Lewis University has partnered with FreeWill, an online tool that guides you through the process of creating a legally valid will. It’s easy to use, free of charge, and can be completed in 20 minutes or less. In addition to taking care of your loved ones and their future, you can use this tool to start your legacy with Lewis University.

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