Create a Lasting Tribute at UT
Honor Someone Special With a Future Gift in Their Name
If you have a loved one who has been impacted by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one. Use it to celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday or anniversary while helping UT grow. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of our students and faculty.
An Example of How It Works
When Sarah's father passed away, she knew she wanted to do something that would establish a lasting legacy for him. She remembered that during his lifetime he was always praising UT for its tireless efforts to better his community.
Sarah decided to make a gift to UT in her father's name using appreciated securities. Not only will her father's legacy live on thanks to the gift and a commemorative plaque, but Sarah also received a federal income tax charitable deduction (because she itemizes her taxes) and eliminated capital gains tax on the securities.
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- Contact the Office of Gift Planning at 865-974-2370 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at UT.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you make a memorial gift to UT through your estate, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc.
Address: 1610 University Ave., Ste. 202, Knoxville, TN 37921-6741
Federal Tax ID Number: 62-1844686
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.