Gift Planning

Welcome to your resource for charitable gift planning!

It's no secret that the programs of Gustavus Adolphus College depend upon your goodwill. We've created this easy-to-understand Web site to help you dream a little, about our future and yours. There are many easy giving options from which you can choose?strategies that enhance your personal well being, as well as Gustavus.

If you're not sure where to begin, try our Build Your Gift planner. By answering a few basic questions, this interactive tool steps you through the process of narrowing down your choices. It's fun and easy to use!

If you already have gift options in mind, click on Compare Gifts to see how your choices match up or click on eBrochures to request specific information on a planning option. If you get lost, rest assured that we're always here to help. Simply contact Jackie Peterson at 507-933-7543 or jpeters9@gustavus.edu with any questions. Happy dreaming!

Check Out Our Monthly Feature Articles:

What Happens When You Leave a Fortune...to No One?

When Roman Blum, a Holocaust survivor and successful real estate developer in New York, died in 2012, he left behind a $40 million estate—and no will.

What Happens to Your Will After You're Gone?

You know it's important to have an up-to-date will so that your wishes are carried out as you intend, but how exactly does that happen? Find out what steps are taken after you pass away...from sending your will to court to dividing up your assets.

Use Your Home to Make an Impact

Your home can become a valued gift to us, even while you are still living in it and even if you want your spouse or another person to live there for life.