Planned Giving

Front door of Vanderbilt Hall

Planned giving is a unique philanthropic tool that allows you to promote New York University's continued excellence while also fulfilling your own financial objectives. Click on the links below to learn about the many ways in which you can leave a positive legacy to the University that will shine on into the future.

Appreciated Securities

If you contribute appreciated assets—such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds or real estate—you obtain an income tax charitable deduction for the full current market value of the asset and avoid the capital gains tax you would have paid if you sold the asset outright.