How to Give

Create Your Legacy Through a Planned Gift

Charitable gifts help you meet your current philanthropic goals and extend your generosity well into the future. But did you know that a planned gift can also protect your assets, provide for your family, and guarantee you income for life? You can even make a significant impact through a gift that costs nothing in your lifetime (through a charitable bequest under your will).

Five Ways to Make a Planned Gift

To read about one of the five basic ways to make a planned gift, select the one below that best fits your situation.

Student painting in art class. Links to Gifts by Will
Gifts by Will
Make a gift that costs nothing now.
Students eating breakfast. Links to Gifts That Pay You Income
Gifts That Pay You Income
You can support Deerfield and retain income for yourself and loved ones.
Building on campus. Links to Gifts That Protect Your Assets
Gifts That Protect Your Assets
Lead trusts allow you to benefit Deerfield now, then your heirs.
Students singing. Links to Gifts from Retirement Plans
Gifts from Retirement Plans
Consider retirement-plan benefits for a significant gift to Deerfield.
Students sitting in the library. Links to What to Give
What to Give
Giving cash is simple, but giving assets such as stocks often offers additional tax savings.

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Contact Gift Planning Office

Rachel Moore, Director of Development & Gift Planning

Jessica Remillard P'26, Planned Giving Coordinator

(413) 774-1584

Deerfield Academy
Office of Advancement
7 Boyden Lane
P.O. Box 306
Deerfield, MA 01342
plannedgiving@deerfield.edu