Charitable contributions strengthen Bethel’s foundation and launch the college to a new level of excellence and service. There are many ways to give.
Please contact any member of the development staff for additional information.
Give a one-time cash gift or spread your gifts over a period of time. Many corporations match employees’ gifts to educational institutions. Will yours?
A monthly withdrawl from your bank account, on the 1st of the 15th.
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Appreciated securities and real estate
Gifts of stocks, bonds, certificates of deposit or real estate can be transferred to Bethel by your broker or investment advisor. This is a tax-wise way of supporting the college.
IRA charitable rollover
If you are 70½ or older and interested in rolling over your IRA to Bethel, please talk to a member of the development staff.
Irrevocably gift assets to a trust that pays income for life or a term of years. The assets will eventually benefit Bethel in a way that you determine.
Charitable gift annuities
Share assets and receive tax-free income, a charitable deduction and help Bethel.
Gift of property with life estate reserved
Transfer property to Bethel with the understanding that you or your beneficiaries will receive income for life or a set number of years.
Designate a portion of your estate through your will.
Name Bethel as owner and beneficiary of a new or established policy and receive tax benefits through charitable deductions.
Retirement plan assets
Name Bethel as the beneficiary of your retirement plan assets. You may receive significant tax savings.
Some companies match donations. Check if yours has such a policy, obtain a form, send it with your contribution. Some employers even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.