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How it works

You can provide now for a future gift to the University of Pittsburgh by including a bequest provision in your will or revocable trust.

The University of Pittsburgh receives the gift, and applies it to the purpose(s) you specified.

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Getting started




  • Your assets remain in your control during your lifetime.
  • You can modify your bequest if your circumstances change.
  • You can direct your bequest to a particular purpose (be sure to check with the University of Pittsburgh to make sure your gift can be used as intended).
  • There is no upper limit on the estate tax deductions that can be taken for charitable bequests.
  • You know that your gift will benefit the University of Pittsburgh tomorrow just as you intend it to today.

For more information

Email us, complete the personal illustration form, or call us at 1-800-817-8943 so that we can assist you through every step of the process.