BequestIf 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.
A charitable gift annuity is a great way to support our mission while leaving a lasting legacy
IRA Charitable RolloverIf 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.
Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to Buffalo State.
By electronic transfer - Please contact us for instructions on how you can transfer stock or bonds from your brokerage or investment account to Buffalo State.
By certified mail - If you hold securities in certificate form, you will need to mail two envelopes separately to complete your gift. In the first envelope, place the unsigned stock certificate(s). In the other envelope, include a signed stock power for each certificate. You may obtain this power from your broker or bank. Please remember to use certified mail.
There are special rules for valuing a gift of stock. The value of a charitable gift of stock is determined by taking the mean between the high and low stock price on the date of the gift. Mutual fund shares are valued using the closing price for the fund on the date of the gift.
If you have any questions about gifts of stocks and bonds, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions that you have.