Donors have several options in making a gift to support UL Lafayette. Whether it’s through a planned gift or a stock transfer, your gift has the power to unleash the potential of our students, faculty, programs and partnerships to make a difference for UL Lafayette, our community, and the world.
Endowed gifts are invested, with the generated income used to fund the program you choose. This means that the principal gift continues to grow over time and generate a steady, reliable source of income in perpetuity. By endowing your gift, you can make an impact that will be felt year after year, generation after generation.
REAL ESTATE GIFTS
A gift of real estate can an provide you with many financial benefits and can support the University’s teaching, research, students, and outreach. Gifts of real estate can be transformed into scholarship support, new faculty positions, the construction of new facilities, and program enhancements.
GIFTS OF SECURITIES/STOCKS
While many donors commonly make gifts of cash, a growing number take advantage of contributing gifts of long-term appreciated securities to support the educational goals of UL Lafayette. Giving these investment assets is easier than you may think and it is one of the most tax-effective ways for you to make a gift to support the causes that matter most to you.
EMPLOYER MATCHING GIFTS
If your employer has a matching gift program, you may be able to double or even triple the impact of your gift to UL Lafayette. To find out if your (or your spouse/partner’s) employer has a matching gift program, and how it works, please enter your employer’s name below.
Gifts-in-kind are donated tangible and intangible assets and property. Examples include real estate, artwork, limited partnership interest, equipment, books, inventory, royalty or copyright interests, notes and mortgages, and other physical assets that represent value to the University.
For more information regarding gifts-in-kind, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.