every day, we write part of our story-a story that will become a legacy that is passed down to the next generation. if an important part of your life's story is your relationship with mount st. mary's university, then there is no better way to honor that relationship than to create a lasting legacy of generosity that will shape the future of the mount for generations to come.
an easy way to get started!
we've partnered with freewill to give our supporters an online tool to write your legal will, for free. in 20 minutes or less, you can plan for your future, protect what you love, and create a gift to support mount st. mary's for generations to come. get started for free.
members of the 1808 legacy society (formerly known as the chinquapin society) have included mount st. mary's university in their estate plans. in recognition of this commitment, 1808 legacy society members receive:
satisfaction in knowing that they are making a lasting difference at their beloved mountain home
a special certificate, which can be proudly displayed at home or at the office
a custom-designed lapel pin
special recognition at university events and listing in the honor roll of donors
establish life income gifts - such as charitable gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts, allow you to provide for the mount while also receiving guaranteed income for life.
estate planning - including mount st. mary's in your will is perhaps the simplest way to incorporate the mount into your estate plans, and is a great way for people of all income levels to create a legacy. we have a free will writing tool to make the process of joining the 1808 legacy society easier than ever. get started today.
naming the mount as the beneficiary of your life insurance policy and/or retirement plan.
tax i.d. number: 52-0591672
dtc number: 0443
incorporated in: emmitsburg, md.
planned giving is an individualized process and offers many advantages depending on each donor's unique situation.
did you know there are ways to support mount st. mary's university that don't affect your current lifestyle or your family's security? you can support mount st. mary's with gifts that don't impact the way you live. you can designate mount st. mary's university to receive estate assets in the future, or you can make immediate gifts to us of assets that are "out of sight and out of mind." we call these "gifts anyone can make" because anyone can make them now without impacting cash flow, lifestyle, or family security.
a will is one of the most important documents you will ever sign. executing a will is neither difficult nor expensive, and the rewards are great indeed, both in peace of mind and in personal satisfaction. to find out what a will enables you to do and how you can get a will download the brochure your will to help.is your will up-to-date and ready for duty when the time comes? find out if your will is up to date with the update your will brochure.
estate planning has a lasting effect on you and your family. however, many people do not have a current plan and it can be hard to find the time to take care of this important piece of business. we hope this estate planning kit will help you and your family handle this task as simply as possible. of course we would like you to remember the mount in your estate plans. however, it is more important that you take the time for your family and make an estate plan. please consider this kit our gift to your family.
for questions related to planned giving, please contact:
kim johnson, mba'18
director of development