Giving to Yale

Planned Giving: Creating Extraordinary Opportunities—Preserving Yale's Future

With a planned giving strategy, you can put your assets to work for any part of Yale you choose—while you and the university share in the benefits. This website introduces the many gift options available at Yale. If one of these strategies seems right for you, we invite you to contact us to learn more.

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Our family’s home... and Yale’s

“How Jet Age Transportation and Communication Will Speed World Peace,” was the topic of a Boeing-sponsored national high school writing competition in 1958. Toby Berger ’62 credits his prize winning essay as a key reason for his admission to Yale College. “While I came to Yale to major in electrical engineering, I also loved writing and literature and had a strong interest in the humanities. Yale provided the opportunity to pursue both passions.” Read more

Preserving the past and looking toward the future

Stanley Simbonis ’53, ’57 M.D. is the epitome of a Yale scholar. With interests spanning zoology, music, baseball, pathology, international relations, and Greek language and culture, it is no surprise that Dr. Simbonis, son of Greek immigrants, is a lifelong learner. Read more

Educating future spiritual leaders

Bradford E. Ableson ’85 M.Div. was a career Navy chaplain who took part in most major United States military operations in the past two decades. He also served as chaplain at Camp David during the Clinton administration, providing pastoral care to the president and his family. Read more

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A Mission To Enhance Yale’s Global Impact

Mike Skol ’63 wants his legacy to contribute to Yale’s international reach in the world. Read more

Leave a Lasting Legacy: Learn About Charitable Gift Annuities

The charitable gift annuity, one of the most popular life income gifts, provides you with secure, predictable payments, as well as income and capital gains tax savings. Read more