Planned Giving

Learn About Wills and Bequests

If considering a restricted bequest, we would like to discuss how George Fox University may best honor your bequest and this lasting legacy. We are happy to identify ways to give and meet your charitable objectives and goals. Please contact us at [email protected] or 503.554.2110. We would also like to thank you and recognize your gift through membership in the Henry Mills Society.

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 George Fox 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?