What To Give

The Kent State Gift and Estate Planning team will gladly help you determine the best method for you to make a gift that transforms the lives of our outstanding students, enhances academic excellence and innovation, expands breakthrough research and provides contemporary facilities for learning, study and research.

Gifts of Stocks and Bonds

An easy and tax-efficient way to make a gift to Kent State University is by donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds.

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Gifts of Real Estate

The donation of appreciated real estate (such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland or commercial property) is a wonderful gift to Kent State.

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Gifts of Retirement Assets

Donating part or all of your unused retirement assets (such as a gift from your IRA, 401(k), 403(b), pension or other tax-deferred plan) is a fantastic way to make a truly impactful gift to Kent State.

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Gifts of Cash

Making a gift of cash to Kent State University is an easy way to make a positive and lasting impact on our institution and our outstanding students. 

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Life Insurance is Often a Forgotten Asset

When life changes, and life insurance is no longer required, a policy can be an unexpected asset that can make an impact at Kent State. Similar to a revocable bequest, a life insurance policy can be designated upon death to support the university Foundation, as a partial or full beneficiary.

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