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The Many Ways to Give

You can reap the satisfaction and the benefits of making a gift to the College of Education and Human Ecology at Ohio State.

Consider following the lead of one of these loyal alumni and friends of the college.

Choose a way to give that responds to your personal circumstances. Giving at all levels is valued and makes a difference.

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Annual Giving

Yearly gifts of all sizes to the Dean's Discretionary Fund provide flexible support to enhance the college's excellence.

I have great and happy memories of Ohio State and believe in giving back for the education I received. My gifts to the college are a small way of helping future educators. -- Patricia 'Patti' Pike ('59 BS Education)


Charitable gift annuity (CGA)

You can fund a charitable gift annuity to benefit the college for as little as $10,000 ($5,000 for Ohio State faculty and staff). A CGA provides lifetime payments for one or two persons and numerous tax advantages.

I was delighted to learn that I could support the educational psychology program and provide income for myself using the CGA option. I am providing funding for the field I love at the college that brought my husband and me to Ohio State over 17 years ago. -- Professor Anita Hoy


Endowed funds

Your contribution, made once or over time, is invested and an annual distribution supports the purpose you designate. The principal remains intact, so the fund generates support in perpetuity.

To honor Elizabeth on their 50th wedding anniversary, Gerald R. Williams, a former Marine, created a scholarship fund to support EHE students and family members who were in the United States armed forces.

We feel this is an appropriate way of giving back to those who served our country. -- Elizabeth Moffatt Williams ('60 BS Education) and Gerald R. Williams ('60 BS Business Administration)


Gifts in your will

Create a legacy by arranging for a planned gift in your will. You have the power to make a lasting impact on support to our students, faculty and programs far into the future while providing tax and other benefits to your estate.

We arranged for a legacy gift in our will to fund a scholarship in memory of our son, Thomas Jeffrey 'Jeff' Applegate, who passed away from cancer 35 days after graduation from Ohio State in elementary education. The scholarship will help others live their dreams. -- Tom Applegate ('68 BS; '72, MA, both Education) and Linda Applegate



You can plan a personal giving program that is convenient and tax wise. Flexible payments can permit a more significant gift than would otherwise be possible.

We pledged three years of support to the college's Early Childhood Education Paraprofessional program because it helps kids get a good start in life, improves their literacy and supports family stability. It's a win at every level. -- Barbara Siemer and Al Siemer


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