Planned Giving — Preparing Students for Success

When you support Seattle Colleges, you are providing opportunities to nearly 50,000 students to make a difference in the world. Your generosity enables students at our four campuses to pursue their educational dreams as they receive workforce education and work in professional-technical programs.

Beyond immediate support, there are ways you can make meaningful contributions while meeting personal planning goals as well. On the following pages, you will discover ways to make gifts to Seattle Colleges Foundation you may not have thought possible.

  • You will learn how to give in ways that can actually “give back” for a time, providing extra income in retirement years or to help fund educational expenses and other needs.
  • You will see how our nation's tax laws allow you the possibility of saving on income, gift and estate taxes and instead direct those amounts to charitable purposes.
  • You will see how to save money on income, gift and estate taxes and redirect those amounts for use in ways you choose.

That's what effective gift planning is all about. We trust the information presented here will help you maximize your giving while preserving financial security for yourself and your loved ones.