Planned GivingMaximize your philanthropic goals

Make a difference in people's lives and always be remembered for your contribution
Benefit yourself, your family and Furman with your planned gift
Help us fulfill our mission for many years and generations to come

Learn About Wills and Bequests


  • What are the benefits of making a bequest?

    1. You leave a lasting legacy to be remembered
    2. You lessen the burden of taxes on your family
    3. You may receive estate tax savings

  • How can I learn more?


  • How do I make a bequest?

    A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, friends or Furman University as part of your estate plan.


  • What are my options?

    A bequest can be made in several ways:
    1. You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset
    2. You can gift a percentage of your estate
    3. You can gift from the balance or residue of your estate
    4. You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets

  • How do I get started?


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