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Skidmore College
Gift Planning

When you create a future gift for Skidmore today, you join a growing tradition of philanthropy that began when our founder, Lucy Skidmore Scribner, left nearly her entire estate to the College. Skidmore’s Legacy Society now consists of nearly 900 alumni, faculty, parents and friends who have supported the College with a planned gift commitment.

Gift planning (sometimes called deferred giving) can support everything from scholarships and internships, to faculty support and athletic programs. Your planned gift – no matter what size – can leave a legacy that ensures a transformative education for future generations and the growing strength of this remarkable institution.

Creative thought matters.  So too does creative planning. Contact Andy Campbell, Director of Gift Planning, and discover the many tailored, often simple ways to combine your philanthropic, retirement and estate planning goals. 

NEW LAW: Federal economic stimulus legislation may affect your giving. Special Tax Incentives for Giving

Getting Started
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Give to the institution you care so much about, while maintaining control and flexibility.

How You Can Give
Make a Bequest
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A bequest is a gift in your will and for most people is the most significant gift they will ever make.

Learn About Bequests
The Ideal Gift for You?
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When determining the right gift option, it’s vital to first decide your most important personal and family goal.

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Donor Stories
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Skidmore donors are contributing to our institution and making a lasting impact on student's lives.

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