Resources for Professional Advisors
In your work as a professional advisor, you value professionalism, integrity and honesty, taking the utmost care when serving your clients. As a nonprofit organization, we share your values and take the same care when it comes to helping our donors plan charitable gifts to University of Southern California. Please use these tools as you help your clients with their charitable plans, and feel free to contact us for more information or assistance.
Tools for Professional Advisors
Legal name: University of Southern California, a California not-for-profit corporation, with its principal place of business at Los Angeles, California.
Federal tax ID number: 95-1642394
Located in: University Park Campus, ALM 2nd Floor, MC 0461, Los Angeles, California 90089-4017
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Provide your clients with a free, no-obligation illustration of their gifts to USC with our Gift Illustrator tool. Instantly calculate deductions, tax savings and other benefits for multiple gift types.
Make a Gift to USC in Your Will
If your clients are interested in supporting USC with a gift in their wills, we have provided sample bequest language that they can bring to their estate planning attorneys.
Language for Including USC in your Will or Living Trust
"I hereby give to the University of Southern California, a California not-for-profit corporation, with its principal place of business at Los Angeles, California:
the sum of $________________ [amount] AND/OR the following described property: ________________ [description] AND/OR ________% [percent] of the residue of my estate. This gift is for the unrestricted use of the university. OR this gift is designated for ___________________ [describe purposes such as scholarships, faculty support, equipment, athletics, etc. and/or any specific school at USC, if you wish]."
Partner With Us
We understand that gifts to charities such as USC can be an important part of your clients' overall financial and estate plans. That's why we're committed to working with you to ensure that your clients find the charitable arrangements that best meet their needs. We believe that charitable planning is a process that ideally involves the donor, professional advisors and our gift planning staff—all working together to arrange the best gift possible.
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Gifts That Pay
Your payments depend on your age at the time of your gift. If you are younger than 60, we recommend that you learn more about your options and download this complimentary guide Plan for Retirement With a Deferred Gift Annuity.
Information contained herein was accurate at the time of posting. The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. California residents: Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. Oklahoma residents: A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. South Dakota residents: Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.