If you want your gift to go to work immediately, a current gift of cash or securities might be the best option. You can give a lump sum or pledge a gift to be completed in five years. Real estate and intangible property also make excellent outright gifts with immediate impact but might require planning.
To make a gift of any amount. You may name your own current use fund with a pledge of at least $2,500 per year for three to five years.
Give via check, credit card or electronic funds transfer.
Send a check payable to the NMSU Foundation or visit Give Now to make gift by credit card. You may also set up automatically recurring payments online. Contact the Foundation at (800) 342-6678.
Tax Deduction. You will receive an immediate charitable income tax deduction.
Avoid capital gains tax on the sale of securities.
Give publicly held stocks, closely held stocks, bonds or mutual funds.
Contact the Foundation at (800) 342-6678 to transfer securities.
Tax Deduction. You will receive an immediate charitable income tax deduction. Capital Gains Bypassed: You can eliminate capital gains tax on your gift.