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  • The Annual Fund - Advancement & Public Services - Western Illinois University
    future is quite literally determined by donors who unite in their generosity each year to create educational opportunity with their collective support The Annual Fund provides you the opportunity to align your personal values with gifts to any area of the Macomb or Quad City campus you choose From funding scholarship programs to supporting colleges and departments across both campuses your gifts have a direct impact on the lives of Western students in the area that is most important to you Some of our Giving Opportunities include The President s Scholarship Fund Western Couples College of Business Technology College of Fine Arts Communication Phonathon College of Education and Human Services WIU Parent and Family Association Bachelor of Arts in General Studies College of Arts Sciences Western Illinois Now WIU Black Alumni Scholarship Library Atrium Society Center for International Studies Student Services and Centennial Honors College Back to Top News Events News Releases Academic Calendar Events Calendar Libraries Ask a Librarian Get Help Branches Units Catalog Databases Services Campus Safety Office of Public Safety Emergency Alert System Timely Warnings Campus Crime Stats Risk Management Emergency Preparedness Technology Resources Computer Labs Electronic Classrooms Computer Store Password Assistance Technology Support Center University Technology

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  • Giving Options - Advancement & Public Services - Western Illinois University
    an informed decision select a type of gift from the list provided Annual Fund Cash Outright Gifts Electronic Fund Transfer Gifts of Stock Matching Gifts Planned Giving Commemorative Gifts You can safely securely donate online To make a secure gift online the Western Illinois University Foundation has established a secure website in order to make a pledge credit card gift pledge or payment on an existing pledge online VISA MasterCard American Express and Discover are all accepted You may authorize a monthly transfer of funds from your checking or savings account to the Western Illinois University Foundation Simply print complete and send an EFT Form Back to Top Donate Online Think Purple Matching Gifts Annual Fund Giving to WIU Annual Fund Electronic Funds Transfer Outright Gifts Stock Gifts Planned Giving Commemorative Gifts Establish a Scholarship Thanking Our Donors Students Give Thanks Donor Profiles Accountability Monthly Investment Reports Audit Report IRS 990 FY 2015 Year in Review View all Documents Foundation Development Office About the Foundation Contact Information Our Staff College Development Staff Foundation Board of Directors Special Events FAQs Forms Policies Forms Gift Agreement Forms Policies Vice President for Advancement and Public Services News Events News Releases Academic Calendar Events

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  • Gifts of Cash - Advancement & Public Services - Western Illinois University
    long term capital gain securities and real estate Reason In addition to receiving a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of such a gift the donor escapes any potential tax on the capital gain element in the gifted property and any sales commission that would be payable upon the sale of the asset The full fair market value of gifts of long term capital gain securities or real estate is deductible up to 30 percent of a donor s AGI Any amount in excess of the 30 percent ceiling can be carried forward for five years A donor considering a gift of property that has gone down in value would be better off selling the property to realize a deductible loss and then contributing the proceeds to charity and obtaining a charitable deduction This procedure ensures recognition and deductibility of the loss Tangible Personal Property As with gifts of long term capital gain securities or real estate a donor is entitled to a charitable deduction for a gift of long term capital gain tangible personal property such as works of art rare books and stamp or coin collections etc Note The capital gain on such assets continues to be taxed at the maximum percentage rate The extent of the allowable deduction for such a gift is dependent upon the so called standard of related use How the standard is applied If the use of the contributed property is related to the exempt purposes of the charity e g a painting to a museum or rare books to a library the donor is entitled to a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the property subject to the 30 percent ceiling and carryover Note When the donor is the creator of the contributed tangible asset his or

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  • Stock Gifts - Advancement & Public Services - Western Illinois University
    WIU Foundation to inform us of the stock transfer so that we can make certain that we receive the gift of stock and properly credit you for your generous contribution to WIU Stock Certificates If you are in possession of the stock certificates that you wish to transfer to the WIU Foundation please mail them to the WIU Foundation 1 University Circle Sherman Hall 303 Macomb IL 61455 1390 Please contact our office to inform us that you are mailing stock certificates to us Do not endorse your stock certificates Please mail a signed stock power form with your signature to the WIU Foundation Mutual Fund Shares In most cases you will need to call your fund and ask for instructions on transferring shares from your account to the WIU Foundation The WIU Foundation will most likely be required to open an account with your mutual fund to accept the transfer of mutual fund shares Once the WIU Foundation establishes an account with your mutual fund you will need to instruct the fund on how many shares you wish to transfer to the WIU Foundation account Once we receive your mutual fund shares we will instruct the fund to liquidate the shares and issue a check to the WIU Foundation This process does take some time but your gift of mutual fund shares will be valued on the date of transfer from your account to the WIU Foundation account Back to Top Donate Online Think Purple Matching Gifts Annual Fund Giving to WIU Annual Fund Electronic Funds Transfer Outright Gifts Stock Gifts Planned Giving Commemorative Gifts Establish a Scholarship Thanking Our Donors Students Give Thanks Donor Profiles Accountability Monthly Investment Reports Audit Report IRS 990 FY 2015 Year in Review View all Documents Foundation Development Office About the Foundation Contact

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  • Commemorative Gifts - Advancement & Public Services - Western Illinois University
    can only be considered when the gift commitment is at least 51 percent of the construction cost The naming of academic programs shall be acceptable only upon provision of substantial program costs over 51 percent provided by the donor unless exception is made in advance by the President of the University with approval from the University Board of Trustees Endowed Chair Minimum Endowment 1 5 million The highest honor that can be bestowed on a faculty member an endowed chair provides salary and additional resources to fund graduate assistant salaries secretarial help course development and traveling expenses Distinguished Professorship Minimum Endowment 500 000 A distinguished professorship assists the University in attracting and retaining top faculty by supplementing existing departmental support Income from this type of endowment provides a salary supplement graduate assistant stipends secretarial help and travel expenses for an outstanding faculty member Professorship Minimum Endowment 250 000 Income from an endowment is made available to outstanding faculty members to help further their work in teaching research and public service Undergraduate and Graduate Fellowships Faculty Development Research or Awards Visiting Scholars WIU Foundation Scholars Named or Memorial Scholarships Business or Community Outreach Minimum Endowment 25 000 The Foundation will work with donors to create opportunities to support areas of the donor s greatest interest These areas include support of a specific college department scholarship event or any other campus entity Back to Top Donate Online Think Purple Matching Gifts Annual Fund Giving to WIU Annual Fund Electronic Funds Transfer Outright Gifts Stock Gifts Planned Giving Commemorative Gifts Establish a Scholarship Thanking Our Donors Students Give Thanks Donor Profiles Accountability Monthly Investment Reports Audit Report IRS 990 FY 2015 Year in Review View all Documents Foundation Development Office About the Foundation Contact Information Our Staff College Development Staff Foundation Board of

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  • Establish a Scholarship - Advancement & Public Services - Western Illinois University
    and maintained through yearly contributions Donors establishing an annual scholarship will make the greatest impact by contributing a minimum of 1 000 annually These scholarships continue only as long as the donor provides annual gifts to sustain them Endowed scholarships require a minimum gift of 25 000 which is invested by the WIU Foundation to support programs in perpetuity The principal remains intact and interest earned by the endowment is used to support the scholarship Typical spending for an endowment fund is approximately 4 5 Any additional earnings are reinvested in the fund to ensure future growth Scholarship endowments can be established with a single gift of cash securities or other property or may be funded with a series of gifts made over time They can also be funded through a bequest or other deferred gifts or through a combination of lifetime and deferred gifts Criteria to Establish a Scholarship WIU Foundation staff can assist donors with writing a detailed scholarship agreement specifying how the fund will be used and administered Criteria for the scholarship awards may be based on academic achievement financial need or both and may be made available to students enrolled in a designated college department and area of study or program As a special tribute each fall the WIU Foundation provides an opportunity for donors and scholarship recipients to meet and be recognized at the Annual Scholarship Recognition Ceremonies Scholarship Program Contacts The Scholarship Office staff assists students seeking scholarship information For more information please call 309 298 2001 for Terri Hare Director of University Scholarship Activities or Clarene Royer Secretary Back to Top Donate Online Think Purple Matching Gifts Annual Fund Giving to WIU Annual Fund Electronic Funds Transfer Outright Gifts Stock Gifts Planned Giving Commemorative Gifts Establish a Scholarship Thanking Our Donors Students Give

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  • Thanking Our Donors - Advancement & Public Services - Western Illinois University
    private financial support Your contributions enhance the educational experience for our students and improve the excellence of our programs facilities and services Each gift regardless or size or purpose is useful and appreciated When the major donor recognition societies were established in 1978 only a general awareness existed of the importance of private financial support to public universities That year there were eight charter members of the Foundation Fellows Society and the generosity of those eight people made an immediate impact on the future of private contributions to Western Illinois University The members of these groups represent leadership and advocacy Through their own personal commitment the members of these major donor societies demonstrate a desire to become more closely associated with the purposes plans and programs of Western Illinois University Their example gives needed encouragement to others challenging other alumni and friends to invest in the future of Western Foundation Fellows Society Presidents Societies Donor Wall of Honor Donor Profiles Back to Top Student Thanks News Events News Releases Academic Calendar Events Calendar Libraries Ask a Librarian Get Help Branches Units Catalog Databases Services Campus Safety Office of Public Safety Emergency Alert System Timely Warnings Campus Crime Stats Risk Management

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  • Donor Profiles - Advancement & Public Services - Western Illinois University
    they received at WIU You will be impressed and inspired by their stories Despite upturns and downturns we are constantly watching the fiscal situation in Illinois and its impact on WIU the world is just as big and challenging as it ever was and our students must be ready for it if the next generations are to prosper Some things do remain constant Drs James Syndy Conger Brattain Lounge Garner Jim Betty Hill Eric Hodges Bob Jones Fred Nancy Kim Hyung Ja Chu Hei Lumley Dave Strong Herb Nancy Stults Lin Withers Joseph R Zoerink Dean Ellen Back to Top Donate Online Think Purple Matching Gifts Annual Fund Giving to WIU Annual Fund Electronic Funds Transfer Outright Gifts Stock Gifts Planned Giving Commemorative Gifts Establish a Scholarship Thanking Our Donors Students Give Thanks Donor Profiles Accountability Monthly Investment Reports Audit Report IRS 990 FY 2015 Year in Review View all Documents Foundation Development Office About the Foundation Contact Information Our Staff College Development Staff Foundation Board of Directors Special Events FAQs Forms Policies Forms Gift Agreement Forms Policies Vice President for Advancement and Public Services News Events News Releases Academic Calendar Events Calendar Libraries Ask a Librarian Get Help Branches

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