How to Give
There are many ways that you can make a gift to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The list below outlines all of the major methods of giving. We encourage you to consult our Frequently Asked Questions, the college's External Relation's Staff and your financial and tax professionals to determine which method would be best for you.
Visit the Giving to Maryland website and select which AGNR Giving Opportunity you would like to support.
Checks can be made payable to "UMCP Foundation" and can be mailed to:
1221 Symon Hall
If you would like to donate to a specific fund or project please designate the name of the fund on the check's memo line.
Gifts of non-cash assets let you support the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources while keeping your cash flow intact. In addition, non-cash gifts provide long-term financial planning benefits while ensuring the school long-term funding capacity. These include:
By making a provision in your will, you may be able to make a substantial gift from your collected assets. For example, you may commit a percentage of your overall estate value, a sum of cash, or otherwise described property.
A charitable gift annuity is established by transferring assets to the University of Maryland College Park Foundation to administer. The Foundation manages the assets on behalf of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In return, the Foundation will process regular, fixed payments to you for the rest of your life.
Charitable Lead Trusts
A charitable lead trust is created by placing assets in-trust for a term of time, with a designated payment to the University of Maryland College Park Foundation. At the end of the term, the assets revert back to you or your family.
Charitable Remainder Trusts
You may establish a charitable remainder trust by transferring cash, securities or property to the University of Maryland College Park Foundation. There are two types:
With both the charitable remainder trust and the charitable remainder annuity trust, the assets remaining after all disbursements go to the Foundation to benefit the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources as you have designated.
Pooled Income Funds
In a pooled income fund, your contribution is invested along with other contributions, in a manner similar to a mutual fund. These funds pay quarterly income to you or a beneficiary of your choice, based on the fund's earnings, either for life or for a period of time, which you may determine.