Office of Estate & Gift Planning
Memorials and Tribute Gifts
If you have a loved one who has been impacted by the University of Florida, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday while supporting the work of our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
An Example of How It Works
When Sarah's father passed away, she knew she wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for him. She remembered that during his lifetime he was always praising UF for its tireless efforts to better his community.
Sarah decided to make a gift to UF in her father's name using appreciated securities. Not only will her father's legacy live on at UF, but Sarah also received a federal income tax charitable deduction (because she itemizes her taxes) and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.
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- Contact UF's Office of Estate & Gift Planning at 352-392-5512, toll free at 866-317-4143 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at UF.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you make a memorial gift to UF through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: The University of Florida Foundation, Inc.
Address: 1938 West University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32603
Federal Tax ID Number: 59-0974739
The University of Florida Foundation is not affiliated with, and does not provide, endorsements for professional advisors. Information contained herein was accurate at the time of posting. The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Charitable Gift Annuities may not be available in all states.