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The Legacy Society at Central Michigan University


The Legacy Society at Central Michigan University recognizes and honors those who have chosen to support CMU through estate and charitable gift plans.

Members of the Legacy Society at Central Michigan University share a common bond of generosity that nourishes CMU’s extraordinary achievements and ensures the university’s continued excellence in the future. These planned commitments of today will benefit CMU’s students, faculty, and programs for generations to come.

Central Michigan University recognizes the significant role these planned giving donors play and is pleased to pay special tribute to their philanthropic leadership and vision.

How do I become a member of the Legacy Society at Central Michigan University?

  • Including CMU as a beneficiary in a living will or trust.
  • Creating a life-income gift through a charitable gift annuity, charitable remainder trust, or charitable lead trust.
  • Naming CMU as a beneficiary or owner of a life insurance policy.
  • Future Gifts of real estate and property.

Plan your charitable gift today:

Charitable gift planning helps you define and execute your charitable intentions in the most beneficial manner to you and Central Michigan University.

Through the creative process of planned giving, you can fulfill philanthropic goals, reduce income taxes, avoid capital gains and estate taxes, retain your income, and increase your income all while enjoying the satisfaction of providing significant current and future financial support for Central Michigan University.



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