Benefits of Giving

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In addition to supporting the mission of Cooper Union, a planned gift can provide to you substantial tax advantages, especially on gifts of stocks and real estate


The total income, estate, and capital gains tax savings and the probate expense savings can come close to the amount transferred. The benefits include: 

  • Income Tax Deductions
  • Reduced Capital Gains Taxes
  • Reduced Estate Tax
  • Income for Life

Simply by taking advantage of incentives the IRS provides, you and your advisor can craft a gift that fits your needs, as well as the needs of Cooper Union. A planned gift makes it possible for you, your loved ones, and Cooper Union to all benefit.


We want to be sure that we can fulfill your wishes. If you have any questions, please contact:


Peter H. Congleton
(212) 353-4172
Director of Gift Planning
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art