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You want to leave money to Wayne State University in your will. You also want the flexibility to change your will in the event that life circumstances change. You can do both.
In as little as one sentence, you can complete your gift. This type of donation to WSU in your will or living trust helps ensure that we continue our mission for years to come.
See How It Works
An Example of How It Works
Meet Tom and Martha. When they got married and created a will, they included a $75,000 gift to WSU. As the family grew to include three children, Tom and Martha decided to revise their gift to ensure their children's future financial security.
They met with their attorney and revised the gift language so that WSU received a percentage of their estate, instead of a specific amount. Tom and Martha now rest easy knowing their plans will provide for the people and charitable work they love.
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Donor Spotlight Elizabeth Buc
“Although I attended three separate universities, my support goes to Wayne State because of the impact it has had on my career, the relationships with faculty and others that were formed, and the important educational role it will continue to play for future students.”
Donor Spotlight Mildred Kaye
“I have greatly enjoyed meeting the students who receive scholarships from our fund. I recommend that everyone consider creating an endowed scholarship fund!”
Donor Spotlight Marie A. Tront
“Attending Wayne State was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. I want to be sure that the intellectual stimulation of an urban university is there for future generations. By naming Wayne State in my trust, I can make a larger gift than I would be able to by check.”
Donor Spotlight Mel Janowitz
“I am a strong believer in charitable gift annuities as a pension supplement. I have two at Wayne. The interest rate is many times what I can get elsewhere, and it is only partially taxable. With a CGA to Wayne State, I can arrange for the money to be used to help needy students, support research endeavors, or help fill other needs.”
Donor Spotlight Austin & Daniel Kanter
“Wayne was there for me when I needed it. We wanted to give back. The marvelous letters from the scholarship recipients have brought great pleasure over the years. Harriet would have enjoyed them.”
- Contact Tina Daniels at (313) 577-8346 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on bequests or to chat more about the different options for including WSU in your will or estate plan.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include WSU in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Wayne State University
Address: 5475 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48067
Federal Tax ID Number: 38-6028429