Purdue University

Giving to Purdue

University Development Office

Will Bequest

Perhaps the most common planned giving arrangement for the benefit of Purdue is the will bequest. Charitable gifts made by will are 100% tax deductible. Bequests may be unrestricted — giving the University the most flexibility — or designated for a specific purpose.


  • Distribution of estate as intended by donor
  • Avoidance of estate and inheritance taxes

Bequest Language

If you wish to include a bequest to Purdue in your will, the following language is suggested:

If you wish to restrict your bequest to a specific college, school, or program, the Planned Giving Office will be happy to provide you or your advisors with suggested language. E-mail us or call (800) 677-8780.