Ways to Give

How do you want to give back to Franklin Pierce? There are many ways to make a meaningful gift to Franklin Pierce. All gifts play an important role in the life of the University and provide an intangible benefit to the giver: the satisfaction of giving back to a place that has given much to you.

Some gifts can also provide you with tangible benefits. They can provide tax breaks or retirement security or personal recognition. No matter what type of gift you give, know that we are grateful for your generosity. Below are some of the ways you may choose to designate your gift to Franklin Pierce.

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Make a quick gift ... Write a check, give online, or call to make a gift An income tax deduction & an immediate gift to Franklin Pierce
Take advantage of the Monthly Giving option Break your Annual gift into 12 smaller monthly gifts with your credit card or employee payroll deduction. Monthly payments allow donors to spread their support over any period of months rather than one lump sum gift each year.
Double or increase your gift Check to see if your company or your spouse's company offers a matching gifts program An income tax deduction & extra support for Franklin Pierce
Avoid capital gains tax... Give appreciated securities you have held for more than one year, or donate real estate to Franklin Pierce A charitable tax deduction based on full, fair market value, and elimination or reduction in capital gains tax
Defer a gift until after your lifetime Make a bequest in your will... An exemption from tax, and full use of assets in your lifetime
Secure fixed income for life and avoid market risks Create a charitable remainder trust Tax relief, and possible increased future earnings

Other ways you can give to Franklin Pierce include donations of tangible personal property, pledges, and by volunteering. See our Glossary of Giving.

If you would like more information on making a lasting gift to Franklin Pierce please call 603.899.4031 or e-mail development@franklinpierce.edu