Include SRU in your estate plan

For many friends and alumni of Slippery Rock University, the easiest way to make a gift to the university is in the form of a bequest. A bequest gift, which is designated in a will or other estate planning document, is often the largest donation an individual can make to an institution like SRU. It is by far the most commonly used type of planned gift arrangement.
Giving by bequest costs nothing now, yet it may give you a great deal of satisfaction to know that your future gift will live on. You can create your own legacy by leaving a specific asset, a specific amount, or a percentage of the remainder of your estate, after taking care of any family obligations. The lasting impact of bequests—both large and small—has played a very large role in helping to shape Slippery Rock today.
There are a variety of ways to make a bequest. You and your attorney can decide which best suits your individual circumstances.
Specific Bequest: SRU receives a specific dollar amount or particular assets such as securities, real estate, or tangible personal property (for example, works of art or antiques).
Residuary Bequest: SRU receives all or a percentage of the remainder of your estate after taking care of any family obligations.
Retirement Plan: This is the most tax-efficient way to make a bequest gift. You can name Slippery Rock as a beneficiary of all or a portion of your IRA or retirement plan.

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Interested in learning more, contact us at or call 724.738.2004.
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