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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is planned giving?
  • 2. Why planned giving?
  • 3. Why should I tell you I’ve made a planned gift to FIU?
  • 4. What happens when I tell you I’ve made a gift?
  • 5. What kinds of gifts can I give to FIU?
  • 6. What is the best way to give to FIU?
  • 7. How does a gift in my will work?
  • 8. What is a charitable gift annuity? Why are they so popular?
  • 9. I've heard that making gifts of IRA assets to charity is advantageous. Why?
  • 10. How can I find out more about making a gift of stock or including the FIU Foundation in my estate plan?
  • 11. I'd like to donate a coin collection, rare manuscripts, or a painting. Will you determine the value of my gift for my income-tax deduction?
  • 12. I’d like to make a gift, but I don’t know if I can make a gift now...
  • 13. What tax deduction will I receive for my gift?
  • 14. What is meant by the term "tax-benefit"?
  • 15. What is the FIU Foundation’s legal name?
  • 16. What is the Tax ID Number for the FIU Foundation?


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