From the latest issue
Good Counsel: How to make a bequest that is meaningful to you
Remembering Stanford in your estate plans can help sustain and strengthen the university in years to come.
A win-win solution for charitable giving
With a charitable remainder unitrust gift, the Blochs were able to maximize their contributions, reduce their tax burden, and help to set the Stanford Law School up for long-term success.
Good Counsel: The benefits of a charitable remainder unitrust
Jamie Downes, associate director of planned giving, explains the benefits of charitable remainder unitrusts.
An unusual path forges bright futures
Stanford helped Susan Harman, MBA ’79, set a new course. Her gift helps others do the same.
Extension of CARES Act benefits
What you need to know about the CARES Act provisions that were extended into 2021.
Every day, a Stanford connection
Kent Kaiser, ’59, has been finding Stanford community in surprising places for six decades. Now, he’s honoring that lifelong connection with a charitable remainder unitrust.
Good Counsel: Celebrating your past
Jeff Underwood, associate director of planned giving, shares how alums can create a lasting legacy at Stanford in their reunion years.
The rewards of retirement
His gift will fight cancer. Hers will help deserving students. Both provide annual payments to the donors for life.
Good Counsel: The benefits of charitable gift annuities
When selling an appreciated asset, such as stock or real estate, capital gains taxes can be a real concern.
A gift helps pay for retirement
After 40 years in their Palo Alto home, Steve and Karen Ross decided it was time to move on. They used an interest in the house to establish a charitable remainder unitrust, which gives them income payments for life.
The benefits of donating appreciated assets
The CARES Act and charitable contributions
What you need to know about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and philanthropy.