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Tax Benefits

Give to UCLA and receive tax benefits

Explore gifts that support UCLA while providing significant tax advantages.

Retained Life Estate

Make a gift of your primary residence, vacation home, or farm during your lifetime and continue to enjoy your property for life while receiving tax benefits. The property is removed from your taxable estate. read more

UCLA Donor Advised Fund

A UCLA Donor Advised Fund (DAF) allows you to make contributions to your DAF, receive a charitable income tax deduction in the year of the contribution, while making distributions to UCLA and other charitable organizations over time. read more

Charitable Lead Trust

You establish a charitable lead trust to provide sustained philanthropic support for UCLA for a term of years, and when the trust ends, the assets pass back to you or on to your children or other beneficiaries, depending on how the trust is set up. read more


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New, higher charitable gift annuity payment rates effective on July 1!

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