The College Donor Digest

10 Questions to Ask Before You Give

June 30, 2023

Giving to a university can be a gratifying opportunity to improve the lives and learning of students, as well as support the academic mission of an institution you care about. Making a meaningful gift, however, takes time. So, before rushing to write a check, consider asking yourself the following questions to ensure that your gift accomplishes everything you hope it will. View this short guide here. To request a complimentary print copy, email FAR Program Manager Emily Rees at or call (202) 467-6787. 

For a more detailed look at crafting a gift that successfully preserves donor intent, view the Intelligent Donor’s Guide to College Giving here

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