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Create Your Plan Estate Planning Guide E-newsletter The Peterson Society
  • Bequest—If you are looking for a way to leave a lasting legacy, consider naming us as a beneficiary of your will or trust. This is among the most popular ways to give back and allows you to continue to use your assets.

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  • A charitable gift annuity is a great way to support our mission while leaving a lasting legacy

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  • IRA Charitable Rollover—If you are 70 1/2 or older, an IRA rollover gift is a great way to support our mission, manage your income and taxes and simplify your charitable giving.

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Gifts of Real Estate

Donating appreciated real estate, such as a home, vacation property, undeveloped land, farmland, ranch or commercial property can make a great gift to Buffalo State.

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Benefits of gifts of real estate

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of the real estate
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction based on the value of the gift
  • Leave a lasting legacy to Buffalo State

How to make a gift of real estate

Your real property may be given to Buffalo State by executing or signing a deed transferring ownership. You may deed part or all of your real property to Buffalo State. Your gift will generally be based on the property's fair market value, which must be established by an independent appraisal.

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If you have any questions about gifts of real estate, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions that you have.

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Giving to Buffalo State

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Cleveland Hall 304  •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4658  •  bscfoundation@buffalostate.edu