Planned giving provides the foundation for Carnegie Mellon University’s work and the ability for you to leave a lasting legacy. These charitable gifts allow you to provide for your family and those close to you during your lifetime and afterwards. We can help you find the best way to make your gift, and perhaps find a gift option that you may not have otherwise thought was possible.
While estate planning can entail some difficult choices, it does provide a sense of relief and peace of mind when it is done. You’ll know that you have done your best to plan and provide for yourself and for loved ones, as well as the causes you've valued during your lifetime.
It’s really never too early – or too late – to plan for your retirement. With this in mind, Carnegie Mellon offers the following list of basic points to consider.