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What is University Advancement?

IMPORTANT News!

The IRA Charitable rollover bill has been passed!

On December 16, the Senate passed HR 5771 which included a one year extension of expired tax provisions retroactive to January 1, 2014. This reauthorizes the IRA charitable rollover through December 31, 2014. Donors age 70 1/2 and older may transfer up to $100,000 from their IRA to a qualified public charity. The transfer will be made free of federal income tax and the gift qualifies for the donor's 2014 required minimum distribution (RMD).  

Mission Statement

The mission of University Advancement is to build and maintain a donor base that will make a difference in the lives of students, faculty, and staff today and for the future.  This enables the university to fulfill its educational mission by augmenting current budgets and building on the university's endowments.

What we do

The University Advancement staff is here to help you support the University through a variety of ways to give. Here are some examples:

  • Cash donations
  • Annual gifts (i.e., automated payroll, bank or credit card donations)
  • Estate planning (Donating land, buildings or property such as works of art, etc.)
  • Commodity gifts such as stocks and investments
  • Equipment donations
  • Donation of services such as printing, advertising, etc.
  • Company gift matching

Besides having many ways to give, there are also special times or efforts for you to give to such as the Candlelight Ball, Capital Campaigns, and biannual Phonathon.

Supporting specific areas

You also can give to specific efforts or areas of the University. The Woodward Library Society, APSU Foundation, Govs and Lady Govs Athletics and the General Scholarship Fund are just a few of the many ways to provide financial support to specific areas.

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