October 19, 2023

You have a special Aggie story to share, and our team would be honored to help you write the next chapter with a meaningful planned gift for Texas A&M University.

Explore the various advantages of seven giving methods that are as unique as their givers. No matter which method you choose, one thing is for sure: Your story will live on in Aggieland forever.

Dive into these methods...

Bequest/Gift in Will

With a gift in your will or living trust, formally known as a "bequest," you can leave directions for supporting your passion areas.

Advantages include:


Beneficiary Designation Gift

Naming the Texas A&M Foundation as the beneficiary of your retirement accounts, donor-advised funds or life insurance policies is one of the easiest gifts you can make!

Benefits include:


"Give it Twice" Trust

Use a testamentary charitable remainder trust, also known as a "give it twice" trust, established after your life to provide for loved ones before supporting your Aggie passions.

Enjoy these perks:


Charitable Remainder Trust

Transfer assets to a charitable trust and receive payments during your lifetime, then support Aggieland after.



Charitable Gift Annuity

Gift cash or securities to fund a charitable gift annuity and receive payments during your lifetime, then support Texas A&M after.



Charitable Lead Trust

With a charitable lead trust, a trustee invests your assets and pays the Texas A&M Foundation to support your passions.The remainder passes to loved ones.

Look forward to:


Retained Life Estate

In a retained life estate gift, you transfer your deed to the Texas A&M Foundation, and we will use the proceeds after your lifetime to impact Texas A&M according to your wishes.

Benefits include:


Interested in learning more about one of these advantageous planned giving methods? Contact Jennifer Hester '98 below.