Gifts by Will or Trust

Gifts by Will or Trust

A charitable gift from your estate is a favored method of giving that enables you to achieve your financial goals, maintain control of your assets, and benefit Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Naming Us in Your Assets

Naming Us in Your Assets

While you may transfer many of your assets through your will or living trust, a document called a beneficiary designation controls distribution of your retirement plans, life insurance policies, commercial annuities and a variety of financial accounts.
The IRA Gift (QCD)

The IRA Gift (QCD)

The IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCD) is a great way to make a tax-free gift to Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Life Income Gifts

Life Income Gifts

Planned giving is a great way to support Harvard Graduate School of Design while generating income for yourself and your family. Learn about the gifts that allow you to give to Harvard Graduate School of Design while generating income for yourself and your family.
Charitable Lead Trust

Charitable Lead Trust

Make a substantial gift to Harvard Graduate School of Design in the form of fixed annual payments and pass assets to your family or other heirs at reduced tax cost.
Retained Life Estates

Retained Life Estates

Donate your home, farm or a second home to Harvard Graduate School of Design and receive an immediate income tax charitable deduction, while retaining the right to live in your home for the rest of your life. If you itemize your deductions instead of taking the standard deduction you could save significant income taxes.