Brady Nelson, drawing and painting major, "My favorite NMU experience was the relationships I have made. I have trust and friendship with my professors. The friends I made will be those I keep for life. The conversations we have shared have always been exciting and empowering. I will never forget their enthusiasm in my dreams and for what I was doing in the arts. I am here because loved ones inspired me to do great things."
A gift, made during lifetime or at death as part of your overall financial and/or estate planning. Some examples of planned giving are: bequests, life insurance, life income plans, charitable gift annuities, memorials and endowments.
Planned giving provides opportunities to realize your charitable vision and make a lasting and significant commitment to the future of NMU and its students. In addition, during uncertain economic times, a planned gift may allow assets to recover and potentially increase the value of your gift while, with some options, offering a competitive return on investment.
Yes. You can direct your gift to any number of areas including NMU departments, privately funded scholarships, programs or services.
The NMU Foundation Web site provides access to information on a wide variety of estate planning options, news, calculators and will planning. Click here to learn more.
When you designate a planned gift of $10,000 or more to NMU in your estate plans - through wills, trusts, life income gifts, IRAs, retirement plans, life insurance policies and other vehicles - you will join other select individuals in the 1899 Society.